• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Mexican Quinoa flavored with cumin, smoked paprika and chili powder. This easy one pot meal is made in the Instant Pot and is the perfect meal for those busy days. Vegan & gluten-free.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 small red onion (chopped)
    • 3 garlic cloves (chopped)
    • 1 jalapeno (chopped, de-seed for less heat)
    • 14.5 oz can fire roasted tomatoes
    • 3/4 cup corn kernels (I used frozen and added them to warm water for 5 minutes )
    • 15 oz can black beans (drained and rinsed)
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder (or to taste)
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
    • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 cup quinoa (uncooked, 180 grams)
    • 1-1.25 cups water or vegetable broth (use 1 cup if you want quinoa grains more separated)
    • 2-3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
    • 1 lime (juice of 1 lime)
    • 1 avocado (diced)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 5
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 267 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 8.99%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.24%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 976 mg 40.67%
    • Calcium: 67 mg 6.69%
    • Potassium: 263 mg 7.52%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 44 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 28.46%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 10.72%
    • Vitamin C 27.44%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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