Simple Mexican Quinoa


This is my new favorite quinoa dish. It is super simple.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
5 servings


  • 2 cups water

  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 1 (12 ounce) package frozen corn and black bean vegetable blend (such as Archer Farms®)


  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Place vegetable blend in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave until heated through, about 5 minutes. Stir vegetable blend into quinoa.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

184 Calories
2g Fat
33g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 184
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Protein 8g
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 192mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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