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Pp-Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro Recipe

Looking for an easy PP-Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro recipe? Learn how to make PP-Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by archerartist

Makes 6 servings



I have not tried this salad. Seems to be close to the other salad I have posted: Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa.

Recipe Ingredients for PP-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
5 1/2 cups water
15 ounce black beans, rinsed, drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
1 optional oz feta cheese

Recipe Directions for PP-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

Beans, Salads, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 378.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
396
Calories from Fat
56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.2g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
269mg
11%
Potassium
1321mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates
66.6g
22%
Dietary Fiber
14.0g
56%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
20.5g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 14% 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
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