Mexican Style Quinoa and Black Beans
A yummy, healthy main dish with black beans and quinoa.
1/2 tsp cumin
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 lime yields lime
0.12 cup cilantro
1/2 tsp garlic, minced
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1 cup chopped green pepper
1 cup tomatoes, diced
1 1/2 <span class="measurestring" title="cup (8 fl oz)">cups</span> water
1 cup black beans
1 cup quinoa
Rinse raw quinoa in cold water. Use a coffee filter so the seeds do not slip through a sieve.
Put a cup rinsed quinoa and 1 and 1/2 cups water in pot. Bring to a boil and lower heat. Cover and cook on low for 15 minutes.
Chop all vegetables and place in glass bowl.
Add olive oil and canned tomatoes.
Blend quinoa with the mixture and add cumin.
Squeeze lime into mixture. Garnish with cilantro.
Let chill until mixture has "set" (about 10-15 minutes).
Eat and enjoy!
in 1 serving of Mexican Style Quinoa and Black Beans.
, 67% carbs, 17% protein.
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