One Pan Mexican Quinoa

One Pan Mexican Quinoa

 

A simple one skillet meal that uses delicious quinoa. The super grain quinoa is rich in protein and fiber and provides all the essential amino acids your body needs but cannot make on its own!

 

 

One Pan Mexican Quinoa

 

Ingredients

 

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 jalapenos, minced

1 cup quinoa

1 cup vegetable broth, low salt

1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed, no salt added

1 (14.5 oz) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes

1 cup corn kernels

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon cumin

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced

Juice of 1 lime

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

 

Instructions

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and jalapeno, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Stir in quinoa, vegetable broth, beans, tomatoes, corn, chili powder and cumin; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer until quinoa is cooked through, about 20 minutes. Stir in avocado, lime juice and cilantro. Serve immediately

 

 

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: Calories 401.8; Total Fat 14.5 gms.; Saturated Fat 2.1gms.; Sodium 262.6 mg.;   Carbohydrate 57.2gms.; Fiber 13.7gms.; Sugars 1.7gms.; Protein 15.2 gms.

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