The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Avatar Image

Mexican Black Beans and Quinoa

5.00 Mitt(s) 1 Rating(s)1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

4
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

A hearty, protein-packed meal with black beans and quinoa that’s ready in 25 minutes! Get it going and walk away, it’s that simple.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 whole Small Onion Chopped
  • 2 whole Carrots, Chopped
  • ½ teaspoons Paprika
  • ½ teaspoons Oregano
  • ½ teaspoons Cumin
  • Salt And Pepper, to taste
  • 1 can (15 Oz. Size) Black Beans, Drained But Not Rinsed
  • 1 cup Quinoa, Rinsed
  • 2 cups Vegetable Or Chicken Stock
  • 1 whole Avocado, Sliced
  • ¼ cups Shredded Cheese (Mozzarella, Colby, Or Your Favorite Cheese)

Preparation

Heat the olive oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add the onion, carrots, and spices, stirring to combine. Cook until onions are just softening, about 3 or 4 minutes.

Add the black beans, quinoa, and stock, and increase the heat to high. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cook, uncovered, until all the liquid is absorbed, about 20-25 minutes.

Top with avocado and cheese, and maybe some hot sauce! Enjoy!

One Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Avatar of Deb Z

Deb Z on 4.3.2013

Looks good! Curious, however: Why not rinse the black beans?

One Review

You must be logged in to post a review.

Avatar of ramensoul

ramensoul on 4.11.2013

goodjob

Related Recipes

Taco Spiced Lentils
Avatar Image by Tessa | Natural Comfort Kitchen in Special Dietary Needs
Tacos don't have to wait 'til Tuesday anymore! Spice up enchiladas,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Spaghetti Squash Pie
Avatar Image by Tessa | Natural Comfort Kitchen in Special Dietary Needs
I used to love the chewy, cheesy baked goodness of spaghetti...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Carrot Cake Bars with Vanilla Cream Cheese Icing
Avatar Image by Maebells in Special Dietary Needs
These Carrot Cake Bars with Vanilla Cream Cheese Icing are loaded...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Mediterranean Veggie Wrap
Avatar Image by FunnyLoveLindsay in Special Dietary Needs
A Panera copycat that takes just minutes to make at home!
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Pumpkin Spice Latte Granola
Avatar Image by Maebells in Special Dietary Needs
All the flavor of your Starbucks favorite in a crunchy, healthy...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy