One Pan Mexican Quinoa

  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    This vegan one pot Mexican quinoa with black beans and corn is one of my favorite vegan weeknight dinners! It's super easy to make, incredibly healthy, and so delicious. Plus, it's packed with protein! Serve it with fresh parsley and avocado for an extra boost of nutrients.

    Ingredients

    • 1 small red onion, chopped
    • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
    • 2 bell peppers, chopped (I used an orange and a red one)
    • 1 cup quinoa
    • 1 1/2 cup vegetable broth
    • 3 cups canned diced tomatoes
    • 1 15 oz can black beans
    • 2 cups frozen corn
    • 1 tablespoon paprika powder
    • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
    • juice of one lime
    • 2 green onions
    • 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
    • salt, to taste
    • black pepper, to taste
    • red pepper flakes
    • 1 avocado, to serve

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 298 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 2.21%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 776 mg 32.34%
    • Calcium: 99 mg 9.87%
    • Potassium: 531 mg 15.19%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 28.99%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 57 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 30.51%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 60.58%
    • Vitamin C 94.77%
    • 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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