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Mexican Quinoa

Ingredient list

* 2 Tbsp olive oil
* 2-4 gloves chopped garlic
* l medium onion, chopped
* 1 cup chopped assorted bell peppers (red, green, yellow, orange, the more color, the better)
* 1 can black beans, rinsed
* 1/2 large bag frozen corn
* quinoa
* 1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Ingredients for Servings

2Tbspolive oil
-gloves chopped garlic
1medium onion, chopped
1cupchopped assorted bell peppers (red, green, yellow, orange, the more color, the better)
1canblack beans, rinsed
0,50large bag frozen corn
0,25cup1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Sauté in olive oil chopped garlic, onions, peppers. If too dry, add a little reduced sodium or fat free chicken broth. Add 1/2 bag of frozen corn and canned black beans, rinsed.

For 1 cup dry quinoa, use 2 cups liquid. Use fat free or reduced sodium chicken broth for liquid. Add cooked quinoa to above mixture. Add 1/4 to /2 chopped fresh cilantro.

A great side dish with grilled chicken or fish.

Recipe detail

  • Country Region
  • Cost
  • Lactose free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Diabetic
  • Gluten free
  • Servings
  • Alternative amount
  • Preparation time
    5 minutes
  • Calories
  • Kilojoule
  • Fat content
  • Bread unit
  • Protein content
  • Carbohydrates
  • Degree of difficulty
    Very easy
  • Changed
    29 November -0001
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Since the Nutrition Information is not known for this recipe, please adjust the ingredients to meet your specific dietary restrictions for fat, sugar and salt.