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Quinoa & Black Beans Recipe

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


Submitted by debcowan

Makes 14 servings



Found this on Allrecipes, looks yummy!!

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa & Black Beans

1 tbsp olive oil
1 small onion
3 cloves garlic
1 1/2 cup quinoa
3 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 cups frozen corn
211 g black beans (drained & rinsed)

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

Beans, Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 113.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
115
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.4g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
144mg
6%
Potassium
222mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
19.1g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
4.8g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2% Iron 12%
* 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 iron
  • High in manganese
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