Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro Recipe

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Submitted by celezum

Makes 4 servings



active time: 25 minutes total time: 40 minutes

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro

1 tbsp olive oil
2 cups chopped white onion
1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup quinoa, rinced, drained
2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups water
15 oz black beans, rinsed, drained
1/2 cup chopped cilantro

Recipe Directions for 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

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 325.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
584
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.8g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
319mg
13%
Potassium
1989mg
57%
Total Carbohydrates
101.2g
34%
Dietary Fiber
21.1g
84%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
30.1g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 58%
Calcium 18% Iron 44%
* 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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