Black Beans and Quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 337.3
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 84.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 61.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.9 g
  • Protein: 16.4 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup of uncooked quinoa
    2 cups of water
    1 (16 oz.) can of black beans, drained and rinsed
    1 (4 oz.) can of green chilis, not drained
    1 large, fresh carrot, shredded
    1/2 small onion, chopped
    2 or 3 green onions, sliced for garnish
    1 tsp. of chili powder
    1/2 tsp. garlic powder
    salt and pepper to taste


Place 2 cups of water in a medium to large saucepan.
Add the quinoa and stir to mix into the water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cover. Allow the quinoa to simmer for about 15 minutes or until the water is absorbed.

Meanwhile, in another medium saucepan, add the beans, chilis, onion, carrot and spices. Stir to mix. Heat through on medium heat.

Place cooked quinoa on serving plates and cover generously with the black bean mixture. Top with some sliced green onions.

Serving Size: Makes four servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LILLAPLUM.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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