Quinoa and Black Beans
A high protein vegetarian dish, good hot or cold, especially the next day.
||Rinse quinoa very well to remove bitter coating. Drain and rinse can of black beans. Chop onion, garlic and red peppers.
||Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion, garlic and chopped red pepper. Sauté until lightly browned.
||Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with no sodium vegetable broth.
||Season with cumin, curry powder and red pepper flakes, black pepper. Bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
||Stir salt-free diced tomatoes and black beans into saucepan and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through.
||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.
There are 108 calories in 1 serving of Quinoa and Black Beans.
Calorie split: 12% fat, 70% carbs, 18% protein.
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