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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 zigidoll

Makes 10 servings



Easy, vegan friendly plate or side for get togethers.

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
3 cups black beans
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 cup chopped red cabbage

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, cabbage, and cilantro.

Categories

Main Dish, Side Dish, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 139.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
273
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.4g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
1034mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
49.0g
16%
Dietary Fiber
10.4g
42%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
15.7g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 9% Iron 21%
* 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
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
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