Quinoa & Black Beans (From Allrecipes.com)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 220.9
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.8 mg
  • Sodium: 852.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.9 g
  • Protein: 12.4 g

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Flavorful (and healthy!) alternative to black beans and rice. Flavorful (and healthy!) alternative to black beans and rice.
Number of Servings: 10


    Cooking Spray
    1 onion, chopped
    3 cloves garlic, peeled & chopped
    3/4 C uncooked quinoa
    1 1/2 C broth (chicken in nutrition info)
    1 tsp ground cumin
    1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
    salt & pepper to taste
    1 C corn kernals
    2 (15 oz.) cans black beans, rinsed & drained
    1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Spray medium saucepan with cooking spray, and heat on medium. Stir in onion and garlic until they begin to sweat.

Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt & pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes.

Stir in the corn, black beans and cilantro.

*Note: This recipe has been adapted from allrecipes.com, originally submitted by user 3LIONCUBS.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NMLAHAIE.

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