Mole-Style Red Beans and Cilantro-Green Chile Quinoa Recipe

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Submitted by shirlsaw

Makes 4 servings



From Tasty Kitchen by CookingCollegeChick Originally 3 servings, I calculated as 4

Recipe Ingredients for Mole-Style Red Beans and Cilantro-Green Chile Quinoa

1 cup Water
1 cup Quinoa
4 oz canned Green Chiles, Divided
6 tablespoons Chopped Fresh Cilantro, Divided
2 teaspoons Olive Oil
3/4 cups Onion, Chopped
3/4 cups Green Pepper, Chopped
3 cloves Garlic, Minced
1 tablespoon Cocoa Powder
1/4 teaspoons Salt
1/4 teaspoons Pepper
1/4 teaspoons Cayenne Pepper
15 oz Kidney Beans
7 oz Water

Recipe Directions for Mole-Style Red Beans and Cilantro-Green Chile Quinoa

  1. Bring water, quinoa, half of the green chiles, and half of the cilantro to boil. Cover and reduce to heat to low. Simmer for 15 minutes, or until water is absorbed

  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, green pepper, and garlic and saute for about 3-5 minutes until the veggies begin to soften.

  3. Add cocoa powder, cumin, salt, pepper, and cayenne and cook for 1 minute more. Add the remaining green chiles, kidney beans, and water.

  4. Continue cooking for about 10 minutes until the sauce has reduced and the vegetables are soft.

  5. Serve beans hot over quinoa. garnish with remaining

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 330.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
285
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
367mg
15%
Potassium
343mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
47.3g
16%
Dietary Fiber
9.6g
38%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
12.4g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 9% Iron 21%
* 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 vitamin C
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