Fiesta Quinoa and Black Beans

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 4
Fiesta Quinoa and Black Beans
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1 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 medium White onion (diced)
1 tbsp Garlic (chopped)
1 tbsp Chili powder
2 tbsp Tomato paste, canned
2 cup Chicken broth (stock)
1/2 tsp Salt
225 gm Quinoa, uncooked (1 box PC Organics)
1 can (19oz) Black beans, canned (PC Blue Menu Black Beans , rinsed and drained)


In saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook onions and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring often, or until starting to soften. Add chili powder; cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add tomato paste; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add broth and salt. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Stir in quinoa and black beans; reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 20 minutes.
Let stand off heat, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork. Serve garnished with lime wedges and coriander sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 364
Calories from fat 68
Calories from saturated fat 9.8
Total Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1367 mg
Potassium 906 mg
Total Carbohydrate 64 g
Dietary Fiber 14.7 g
Sugars 3.5 g
Protein 17.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.8
Meat Alternative 0.8
Vegetables 1.4

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