Quinoa with Black Beans and Corn Recipe

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Submitted by susanasimon

Makes 10 servings



Delicious Southwestern dish, easily prepared using the superfood quinoa!

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa With Black Beans and Corn

1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 cup frozen corn kernels
30 ounce black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Quinoa With Black Beans and Corn

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over med. heat. Stir in onion and garlic, and saute until lightly browned.

  2. Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with chicken broth. Season with cumon, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover and reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes. Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the black beans and cilantro.

Categories

Beans, American-Southwestern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 162.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
364
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.8g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
121mg
5%
Potassium
1427mg
41%
Total Carbohydrates
65.5g
22%
Dietary Fiber
14.4g
58%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
21.5g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 12% 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
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