Black beans and Quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 11
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 129.4
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 300.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g

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Introduction

Top a salad with this tastey treat for a filling and nutritionally power packed meal. My choice of salad=2 c. fresh spinach and 2 c. Marketside superblend. (Modified from a recipe found on AllRecipes.com) Top a salad with this tastey treat for a filling and nutritionally power packed meal. My choice of salad=2 c. fresh spinach and 2 c. Marketside superblend. (Modified from a recipe found on AllRecipes.com)
Number of Servings: 11

Ingredients

    1 tsp. avocado oil (or another high heat oil)
    1 medium onion, diced
    3 cloves of garlic, minced
    3/4 c. organic quinoa, rinsed
    1 1/2 c. Kitchen Basics Vegetable Cooking Stock, unsalted
    1 tsp. ground cumin
    1/4 tsp. ground cayenne pepper (optional)
    1 c. kernels Yellow Sweet Corn, Frozen
    1 10 oz. can RO-TEL Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies
    2 15 oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained
    1/2 c. fresh cilantro, chopped

    3-4 c. mixed greens (optional)

Directions

1. in a large nonstick skillet, sautee onions in avocado oil over medium high heat until slightly browned, about 10 minutes. Add garlic and quinoa halfway through.
2. Stir in vegetable stock, cumin and cayenne and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered about 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender.
3. Stir in corn, diced tomatoes & green chilies, and black beans and cook covered for about 5 more minutes.
4. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro.

Serving Size: About 11 1/2-cup servings

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