Quinoa & Black Beans

Quinoa & Black Beans

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  • 1

    teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 1

    onion, chopped

  • 3

    cloves garlic, peeled and chopped

  • ¾

    cup uncooked quinoa

  • cups vegetable broth

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼

    teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2

    cup corn (frozen or canned is fine)

  • 2

    (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed

  • and drained

  • ½

    cup chopped cilantro


1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and saute until lightly browned. 2. 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. 3. Stir 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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