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Mexican Quinoa

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This Mexican Quinoa recipe is a flavorful, savory recipe wherein cooked quinoa and beans are stir-fried with vegetables and spices to create a deliciously healthy protein and fiber-rich recipe.
Mexican Quinoa Recipe | SideChef
This Mexican Quinoa recipe is a flavorful, savory recipe wherein cooked quinoa and beans are stir-fried with vegetables and spices to create a deliciously healthy protein and fiber-rich recipe.
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https://www.enhanceyourpalate.com/
30min
Total Time
$3.62
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

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Servings:
2
Serves 2
1/3 cup
about 1 cup cooked if using leftover quinoa
2 stalks
Celery , chopped
1 Tbsp
Oil
1/2
Medium  Onion , sliced
3
Green Chili Pepper , diced
2
Assorted Color Bell Peppers , julienned
1/2 cup
1/4 cup
Black Beans , boiled, drained
or 3/4 cup Canned Black Beans
1/4 cup
Red Kidney Beans , boiled, drained
or 3/4 cup Canned Red Kidney Beans
1 Tbsp
1 handful
Fresh Cilantro , chopped
1 tsp
Lemon Pepper
1/2 Tbsp
Taco Seasoning
1/2 tsp
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
485
FAT
9.4 g
PROTEIN
19.7 g
CARBS
87.4 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Cook Quinoa (1/3 cup) according to package directions. Once cooked, fluff with a fork and set aside.
Step 2
Heat around Oil (1 Tbsp) in a wok. Add Celery (2 stalks) , sauté it on high for a minute.
Step 3
After that add slices of Onion (1/2) , sauté it. Don't let it cook too much maintain the crunchiness of vegetables. Add Green Chili Pepper (3) and Assorted Color Bell Peppers (2) , you can use whatever color peppers you have in hand. Sauté all of them on high maintaining the crunchiness.
Step 4
Add around Frozen Corn (1/2 cup) and stir. Add Black Beans (1/4 cup) and Red Kidney Beans (1/4 cup) . Give a good stir.
Step 5
Add the Lemon Pepper (1 tsp) , Taco Seasoning (1/2 Tbsp) and Salt (1/2 tsp) , stir everything. Then add the cooked quinoa and stir.
Step 6
At the end add Lime Juice (1 Tbsp) and a handful of Fresh Cilantro (1 handful) into the quinoa and combine everything. Your Mexican quinoa is ready to serve! Add some avocado on top if you want.
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
485
% Daily Value*
Fat
9.4 g
12%
Saturated Fat
0.8 g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
0.0 mg
0%
Carbohydrates
87.4 g
32%
Fiber
16.7 g
60%
Sugars
18.7 g
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Protein
19.7 g
39%
Sodium
1107.6 mg
48%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
87.7 mg
7%
Iron
6.7 mg
37%
Potassium
1115.4 mg
24%
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