quinoa with black beans

ingredients (serves 2-4):
1 Tbs olive oil
3 garlic cloves, chopped and peeled
3/4 cup quinoa
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne (optional)
salt and pepper to taste
1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1 Tbs lime juice

In a medium pot, heat olive oil and brown garlic. Add quinoa and toast for 30 seconds, stirring. Add broth and spices, bringing everything to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium-low and cover for 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork and add beans, parsley and lime juice.

adapted from this recipe.


Linds said...

That looks yummy. I'll definitely try it out.

Maggy said...

love this, quinoa is such a great food to use and cook with!!!

Becca said...

ooh! this is so my style.
thanks for sharing. black beans are the bomb.

Kim said...

literally my two favorite foods

Peggy said...

Thanks, this looks great. Tip: I discovered that grapeseed oil needs to be refrigerated; it goes rancid very quickly.

This looks good enough to eat!