Quinoa & Black Beans Recipe

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


Submitted by mmdsc96

Makes 4 servings



"Very flavorful alternative to black beans and rice. Quinoa is a nutty grain from South America."

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa & Black Beans

1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/2 onion, chopped
1 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons uncooked quinoa
3/4 cup vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup frozen corn kernels
15 ounce black beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Quinoa & 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 199.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
172
Calories from Fat
24
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
415mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
27.8g
9%
Dietary Fiber
8.4g
34%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
9.1g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 6% Iron 14%
* 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
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
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