Spicy Quinoa Chili

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 208.4
  • Total Fat: 4.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.0 mg
  • Sodium: 672.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.0 g
  • Protein: 9.3 g

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Quinoa is a tasty little seed (actually NOT a grain) that is high in fiber! Quinoa is a tasty little seed (actually NOT a grain) that is high in fiber!
Number of Servings: 10


    1 large onion, chopped
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    2 Tbsp olive oil
    28 oz. fat-free, low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
    1/2 cup water
    1 can (10 oz) of diced tomatoes with green chili peppers - do not drain
    3 tsp cumin powder
    2 tsp chili powder
    1 tsp ground coriander
    1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
    4 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped


Heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
Saute onion & garlic until onion is slightly translucent and tender.
Stir in broth, water, canned tomatoes (including the liquid from the can), cumin, chili powder and coriander.
Gently stir in the rinsed quinoa.

Bring mixture to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and cover.
Simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until quinoa is tender.
Remove from heat, stir in fresh tomatoes.
If desired, you can garnish with chopped green onions, shredded cheese or low-fat sour cream.

Makes 10 servings (one cup each).

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