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19 INGREDIENTS6 STEPS35MIN

Vegetarian Quinoa and Black Bean Nachos

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Lemons and Basil
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These Vegetarian Quinoa and Black Bean Nachos are a perfect healthy choice for your Cinco de Mayo celebration!

35MIN

Total Cooking Time

19

Ingredients
Lemons and Basil
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4
to taste
Tortilla Chips
1 head
1 cup
1 3/4 cups
Canned Black Beans , drained
1 1/2 Tbsp
Chili Powder
1/2 Tbsp
Ground Cumin
1/2 tsp
Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp
Onion Powder
1/2 tsp
1 Tbsp
Salsa
2 Tbsp
Water
to taste
to taste
Shredded Cheese
to taste
Tomatoes , chopped
to taste
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Directions

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Step 1
Cook the Quinoa (1 cup) according to package directions. Once cooked, add to a large sauce pan along with the Canned Black Beans (1 3/4 cups) drained, and Whole Kernel Corn (1 cup) . Cook quinoa mixture over medium heat for two to three minutes, stirring to mix well.
Step 2
Add the Chili Powder (1 1/2 Tbsp) , Garlic Powder (1/2 tsp) , Onion Powder (1/4 tsp) , Ground Turmeric (1/4 tsp) , Ground Cumin (1/2 Tbsp) , Salt (1/2 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp) to the mixture, along with the Water (2 Tbsp) and Salsa (1 Tbsp) .
Step 3
Stir to combine and cook for five to seven minutes, stirring frequently until all ingredients are warmed through and seasonings are well blended.
Step 4
Layer a plate with Tortilla Chips (to taste) , a bed of chopped Romaine Lettuce (1 head) and then add the quinoa taco "meat" mixture.
Step 5
Top the nachos with your favorite fixings, including Avocados (to taste) , Sour Cream (to taste) , Fresh Cilantro (to taste) , Shredded Cheese (to taste) and Tomatoes (to taste) .
Step 6
Serve and enjoy!

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