Mexican Quinoa Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Quinoa recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Quinoa using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by artladi

Makes 5 servings



mexican seasoning with beans and corn; hot sauce optional; can be served as main dish or side dish

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Quinoa

2 cups quinoa
1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
1 1/2 cups canned tomatoes
1 1/2 cups corn
1 1/2 cups kidney beans
1/4 cup onion
1/4 cup salsa
1 tsp sugar
1 salt
1 pepper

Recipe Directions for Mexican Quinoa

Cook quinoa as directed on package (like rice); add remaining ingredients and let simmer for 30 minutes to one hour
Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Side Dish, Mexican, Quick, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 278.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
501
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
131mg
5%
Potassium
1517mg
43%
Total Carbohydrates
92.0g
31%
Dietary Fiber
15.8g
63%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
24.6g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 9% Iron 41%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
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