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 pamperedkeri2000

Makes 6 servings



Southwest version of quinoa - a high protein gluten free grain.

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 chicken broth
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 cup frozen corn kernels
15 oz can 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.

  4. Copied from: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/quinoa-and-black-beans/detail.aspx

  5. Makes approx 6 cups.

Categories

Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 200.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
183
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
466mg
19%
Potassium
547mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
33.8g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5.9g
24%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
9.1g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 6% Iron 17%
* 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
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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