Quinoa and Black Beans

quinoaQuinoa is supposed to be super healthy, so here’s a chance to give it a try in Monday’s Meal, courtesy allrecipes.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Directions:

  • Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and saute until lightly browned.
  • Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with vegetable broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes,
  • Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the black beans and cilantro
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    One Response

    1. This looks yummy!! I will have to try it. 🙂

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