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Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro Recipe

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


Submitted by christine1979

Makes 4 servings



A slightly spicy side dish of quinoa and vegetables

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro

1 t canola oil
1 large onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
3/4 c quinoa
1 1/2 c chicken stock
1 t ground cumin
1/4 t cayenne pepper
75 g corn
194 g black beans
1 large tomato, chopped
40 g cilantro, chopped

Recipe Directions for Quinoa with Black Beans and Cilantro

  1. Heat oil in a saucepan. Saute onion and garlic until lightly browned.

  2. Add quinoa ,tomatoes, and chicken stock. Season with cumin and cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer 20 minutes.

  3. Stir in corn and beans and simmer until heated through. Stir in cilantro until wilted.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 285.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
337
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.4g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
303mg
13%
Potassium
1180mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates
60.0g
20%
Dietary Fiber
11.6g
46%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
16.8g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 11% Iron 26%
* 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 phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
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