I just made this dish last night and it was delicious! I ate the leftovers for lunch today and added fresh avocados and it was even better. I imagine you could also add some queso fresco for those of you who are cheese lovers!
"Whether you're trying quinoa for the first time or just trying a new recipe for quinoa, this mixture of quinoa, black beans, corn, and spices will make this dish a new favorite."
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup frozen corn kernels
2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
|1.||Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and saute until lightly browned.|
|2.||Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with vegetable broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes,|
|3.||Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the black beans and cilantro.|