Quinoa and Black Beans

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  2. Mix quinoa into onion mixture and cover with vegetable broth; season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until quinoa is tender and broth is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  3. Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes; mix in the black beans and cilantro.

Prep 15 m | Cook 35 m | Ready In 50 m

Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving

Calories: 153
Calories from Fat: 15
  • Total Fat: 1.7
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2
  • Cholesterol: 0
  • Sodium: 517
  • Total Carbohydrates: 27.8
  • ** Sugars: 1.5
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.8
  • Protein: 7.7

SmartPoints: 4

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