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Quinoa (pronounced: KEEN-wah) is like a distant relative of rice and belongs to that family of grains. When you mix it with delicious foods like beans, avocado, and some onions it takes on a light and savory flavor.

Quinoa

Prep Time: 10 min         Cook Time: 12 min

Ingredients:

  • Quinoa (1 cup)
  • Black Beans (1 can / drained)
  • Avocado (1)
  • Chicken Broth / Bouilon (~2 tblspn)
  • Water (2 cups)
  • The Juice of One Lime
  • Garlic (2 cloves / minced)
  • Red Onion (handful / chopped)
  • Jalapeño (0.5 / minced / without seeds)
  • Cilantro (0.5 of one bunch / finely chopped)

Directions:

  1. Follow package instructions to cook Quinoa.
  2. Drain & Rinse the Black Beans.
  3. Saute Jalapeño, Garlic, & Red Onion in a Cast Iron Skillet.
  4. After the Quinoa is cooked; Beans are rinsed; and Pepper, Onion, Garlic is sautéed; stir everything together and add the lime juice and cilantro to flavor.

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Tips & Tricks:

  • You can eat this as a whole meal or serve it as a side dish.

 

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