Mexican Quinoa

Mexican Quinoa

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Mexican Quinoa

This vegetarian recipe has it all. It is flavorful, packed with natural antioxidants, and overflowing with natural vitamins and minerals.

 
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Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 28 min Total Time 38 mins Servings: 4 Calories: 264

Ingredients

Instructions

    1. Bring water, corn, quinoa, and salt to a boil in a saucepan. Cover and let simmer for about 20 minutes.
    2. Sauté red bell peppers and mini heirloom tomatoes until cooked through. Add in black beans and fire-roasted tomatoes and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
    3. In another bowl, whisk together the lime juice, lime zest, chili powder, smoked paprika, cilantro leaves, and salt and pepper to taste.
    4. Once the quinoa has finished cooking, transfer to a large bowl and toss with the bell pepper, tomato, and black bean mixture.
    5. Drizzle herb and spice mixture over top. Toss again and serve with a cilantro garnish.
Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 263.99kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g4%
Total Carbohydrate 49g17%
Protein 12g24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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