Easy Mexican Quinoa
Ingredients40 m servings 341
- Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat; saute onion in hot oil until slightly softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in quinoa and taco seasoning; saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.
- Pour water into quinoa mixture. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover the saucepan with a lid, and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir beans and tomatoes into quinoa mixture, cover the saucepan again with the lid, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed, about 5 minutes more. Stir Cheddar cheese into quinoa, spoon into bowls, and top each with a dollop of sour cream.
Per Serving: 341 calories; 12.8 41.3 13.8 21 1002 Full nutrition
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This tasted great! I think I would like to try black beans in it next time, and some corn, like the submitter suggested. Great vegetarian meal. The only thing was it took mine about 6 more minut...
It was good, but there wasn't enough liquid, for the quinoa to get tender, so I ended up adding some chicken broth & cooking it longer. I also substituted canned, diced tomatoes, for the fresh. ...
I needed to use more Taco seasoning, and it may need some "crunch", like celery, or......?