Quinoa & Black Beans
Average Rating
5.0 Average FatSecret member ranking
Very flavorful alternative to black beans and rice. Quinoa is a nutty grain from South America.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
10 15 mins 35 mins
Ingredients
Directions
1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
2. Mix quinoa into onion mixture and cover with water. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until quinoa is tender and broth is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
3. Stir corn and black beans into the saucepan, and continue to simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes.
Nutrition summary
There are 99 calories in 1 serving of Quinoa & Black Beans.
Calorie split: 16% fat, 69% carbs, 15% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
99
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
1.87g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.26g
1%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.585g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.787g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
150mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
17.76g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
1.24g
Protein
3.79g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
25mg
2%
Iron
2.07mg
11%
Potassium
156mg
3%
Vitamin A
9mcg
1%
Vitamin C
4.2mg
5%
* 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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