Southwestern Quinoa with Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 469.4
  • Total Fat: 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,022.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 67.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 15.3 g
  • Protein: 41.1 g

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This makes a great meal loaded with protein and fiber to keep you full. This makes a great meal loaded with protein and fiber to keep you full.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup Quinoa
    1 tsp Chicken Bouillon Granules
    1 tsp Cumin
    1 tsp Olive Oil
    1 lb Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, cubed
    1 tsp Garlic, minced
    1 1/2 cup Onion, chopped
    3/4 cup Green Bell Pepper, chopped
    1 can Ro-Tel, drained - reserve liquid
    1 can Black Beans, drained and rinsed
    1 can Fiesta Corn, drained
    Black Pepper to taste


Makes 4 2-cup servings.

Drain Ro-Tel into a measuring cup. Add water to make 2 cups. Put the liquid in a saucepan with the bouillon, cumin and quinoa. Simmer covered for 15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.

In a large skillet, brown the chicken in the olive oil. Add garlic, onions and peppers and cook until tender. Add the drained Ro-Tel, beans and corn. Add black pepper to taste. Heat through.

Add cooked quinoa and fold into the chicken and vegetables.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NWILDES.

TAGS:  Poultry |

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