One Pan Mexican Quinoa

This is a delicious quinoa dish you can make whenever you are craving something packed with an authentic Mexican flavor.

Makes: 4 servings

Total Prep Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 1 cup of vegetable broth
  • 1, 15 ounce can of black beans, drained
  • 1, 14.5 ounce can of the fire roasted tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup of corn kernels
  • 1 tsp. of powdered chili
  • ½ tsp. of ground cumin
  • Dash of salt and black pepper
  • 1 avocado, seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 2 Tbsp. of cilantro, chopped

Directions:

  1. In a skillet set over medium to high heat, add in the oil. Add in the minced garlic and minced pepper. Stir well to mix. Cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add in the quinoa, vegetable broth, can of black beans, corn kernels, powdered chili and ground cumin. Stir well to mix. Season with a dash of salt and black pepper.
  3. Allow to come to a boil. Lower the heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed.
  4. Add in the chopped avocado, fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro. Stir well until incorporated.
  5. Remove and serve immediately.