Quinoa and Black Beans

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This vegan quinoa recipe is a very flavorful alternative to black beans and rice. Quinoa is a nutty grain from South America.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
10

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • ¾ cup quinoa

  • 1 ½ cups vegetable broth

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

  2. Mix quinoa into onion mixture and cover with vegetable broth; season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer until quinoa is tender and broth is absorbed, about 20 minutes.

  3. Stir in frozen corn and continue to simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes. Mix in black beans and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

153 Calories
2g Fat
28g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 153
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 517mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 333mg 7%

* 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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