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 isshevital

Makes 5 servings



Like black beans and rice, but with quinoa instead of rice!

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa and black beans

1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 cup frozen corn kernels
30 oz black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 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. Mix in the black beans and cilantro.

Categories

Side Dish, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 325.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
291
Calories from Fat
34
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.8g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
885mg
37%
Potassium
983mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
56.3g
19%
Dietary Fiber
11.2g
45%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
15.7g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 11% Iron 31%
* 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 iron
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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