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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 nitzan

Makes 4 servings



From http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Quinoa-and-Black-Beans/Detail.aspx

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa and Black Beans

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

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. Can add chopped tomatoes (canned, fresh, fire-roasted, anything goes) if desired.

  4. Mix in the black beans and cilantro.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 201.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
24
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
163mg
7%
Potassium
459mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
30.1g
10%
Dietary Fiber
6.5g
26%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
9.3g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 7% Iron 18%
* 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 sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in magnesium
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