Quinoa and Black BeansSubmitted by: LIKES2CYCLE
IntroductionVery flavorful alternative to black beans and rice. Quinoa is a nutty grain from South America. Very flavorful alternative to black beans and rice. Quinoa is a nutty grain from South America.
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup frozen corn kernels
2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2. Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with vegetable broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes
3. Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the black beans and cilantro.
Serving Size: Makes 10 servings