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Quinoa with Black Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa with black beans recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa with black beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by parkfein

Makes 9 1/2 servings



Recipe from Bon Appetit. High-protein side dish. 1 serving = 1/2 cup.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa with black beans

1 T vegetable oil
2 c white onions, chopped
1 c red bell pepper, chopped
1 c quinoa
2 t chili powder
1/2 t cumin, ground
1/2 t salt
1 c water
15 oz black beans, drained
1/4 c fresh parsley, chopped

Recipe Directions for Quinoa with black beans

  1. Heat oil in heavy medum saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onions and red pepper; saute until beginning to soften, about 5 minutes.

  3. Stir in next 4 ingredients.

  4. Add water; bring to boil.

  5. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until quinoa is almost tender, about 14 minutes.

  6. Add beans and parsley; cook uncovered until heated through and liquid is fully absorbed, about 3 minutes.

  7. Transfer to bowl.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 125.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
246
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
136mg
6%
Potassium
842mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
42.7g
14%
Dietary Fiber
8.9g
36%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
12.7g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 8% 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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