Epicurious - Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro Recipe

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Submitted by megalomi

Makes 6 servings



Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro

Recipe Ingredients for Epicurious - Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cups chopped white onions
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 cup quinoa,* rinsed, drained
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups water
15 ounce black beans, rinsed, drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided

Recipe Directions for Epicurious - Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro

Heat oil in heavy medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions and red pepper; sauté until beginning to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in next 4 ingredients. Add water; bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until quinoa is almost tender, about 14 minutes. Add beans and 1/4 cup cilantro; cook uncovered until heated through and liquid is fully absorbed, about 3 minutes. Transfer to bowl; sprinkle with 1/4 cup cilantro and cheese, if desired.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 217.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
212mg
9%
Potassium
1326mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates
67.4g
22%
Dietary Fiber
14.0g
56%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
20.0g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 12% Iron 29%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in thiamin
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