Quinoa and Black Beans

Quinoa And Black Beans Recipe

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kelly maher

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@kgmaher87

I love this because it is so versatile. I love to eat some when it is hot, then eat the left overs as a cool side dish, with some diced ripe avocado.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
8-12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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1 tsp
vegetable oil
1 medium
yellow onion, chopped
3 clove
garlic, minced
3/4 c
uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 c
vegetable stock
1 tsp
cumin
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
salt and pepper to taste
1 c
frozen corn
2 can(s)
black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 c
fresh cilantro, chopped

How to Make Quinoa and Black Beans

Step-by-Step

  • 1Chop the onion and mince the garlic. Put aside. Measure your quinoa and vegetable stock and have ready. Drain and rinse the black beans in a spaghetti strainer. Remove as much liquid as possible and set aside. Chop the cilantro and set aside.
  • 2In a medium sized saucepan, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion and saute until caramelized. Mix quinoa into saucepan and cover with vegetable stock. Add the cumin, cayenne, and S&P.
    Bring to a boil, then simmer covered for 20 minutes.
  • 3Stir in the frozen corn and simmer for another five minutes, or until heated through. Mix in the black beans and cilantro. Serve warm or chilled.

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About Quinoa and Black Beans

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Low, #Calorie




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