Quinoa and Black Beans Recipe

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


Submitted by vbnet

Makes 6 servings



Can be used a a taco filling, main dish, or side.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa and Black Beans

30 oz Black Beans
0.75 cup (dry) (uncooked) Quinoa Organic Grain
0.5 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
3 clove Garlic
1.5 cup Certified Organic Vegetable Broth
1 tsp Quality Spices Cumin
0.25 tsp Pepper, Red Or Cayenne
1 cup Corn, Sweet, Yellow

Recipe Directions for Quinoa and Black Beans

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

  2. Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with vegetable broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes,

  3. Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the black beans and cilantro

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 268.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
254
Calories from Fat
112
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.5g
19%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
616mg
26%
Potassium
211mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
44.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
12.5g
50%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
12.2g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 9% Iron 19%
* 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
83% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
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