Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion, (about 2 medium onions)
  • 1 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.  Add onions and bell pepper and sauté until beginning to soften.
  2. Stir in next 4 ingredients.  Add water and bring to a boil.
  3. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until quinoa is almost tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. Add beans and 1/4 cup cilantro; cook uncovered until heated through and liquid is fully absorbed.
  5. Transfer to bowl, sprinkle with remaining cilantro and cheese.
Amount of servings Serving Size Calories Fat Carbohydrate(fiber)      Protein
6 3/4 cup 276 7 g 42 g
(9 g)
      13 g

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