Quinoa and Black Beans

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A high protein vegetarian dish, good hot or cold, especially the next day.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
10 0 mins 0 mins

Ingredients

Directions

1. Rinse quinoa very well to remove bitter coating. Drain and rinse can of black beans. Chop onion, garlic and red peppers.
2. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion, garlic and chopped red pepper. Sauté until lightly browned.
3. Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with no sodium vegetable broth.
4. Season with cumin, curry powder and red pepper flakes, black pepper. Bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
5. Stir salt-free diced tomatoes and black beans into saucepan and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through.
6. Optional: add 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro at end. Variations: use 2 cans black beans; use 1 cup frozen corn kernels instead of sweet red peppers; vary seasonings to your taste.

Nutrition summary

There are 108 calories in 1 serving of Quinoa and Black Beans.
Calorie split: 12% fat, 70% carbs, 18% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
108
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
1.5g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.198g
1%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.468g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.588g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
646mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
19.44g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
16%
Sugars
1.74g
Protein
5.1g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
39mg
3%
Iron
2.45mg
14%
Potassium
333mg
7%
Vitamin A
23mcg
3%
Vitamin C
26.9mg
30%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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