3 Sisters Black Bean & QuinoaSupper- Heart Healthy

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Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

The Iroquois Indians cultivated and used the 3 Sisters (corn, squash, and beans) as a main stay of their diet. They are featured in this healthy, spicy, vegearian dish.

This is also another Heart Healthy recipe using quinoa. Its a tasty vegetarian supper dish that will satisfy even the most committed carnivore. :)

Recipe adapted from a newspaper story on quinoa.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3/4 c
    quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 c
    vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • ·
    sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    frozen corn
  • 1 small
    zucchini, sliced into thin coins
  • 2 can(s)
    (15 ounces each) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 c
    chopped fresh cilantro

How to Make 3 Sisters Black Bean & QuinoaSupper- Heart Healthy

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven. Saute onion and garlic until onion is tender. Stir in quinoa, broth, and seasonings.

    Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to simmer and cover dish. Simmer for about 20 minutes. Add corn, zucchini, and beans and cook for about 10 minutes more. Stir in cilantro and serve hot.

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About 3 Sisters Black Bean & QuinoaSupper- Heart Healthy

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy




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