Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Bowl



Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Bowl

If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious meal that’s packed with flavor, you’ve come to the right place. Our Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Bowl is a delightful combination of protein-packed black beans, fluffy quinoa, and an array of fresh, vibrant ingredients that will tantalize your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 cups of vegetable broth
  • 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of corn kernels
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup of fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp of cumin
  • 1/2 tsp of chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Start by rinsing the quinoa under cold water.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for about 15 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, black beans, corn, red bell pepper, red onion, and cilantro.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Pour the dressing over the quinoa mixture and toss to combine.
  5. Divide the quinoa mixture into bowls and top with avocado slices.
  6. Serve your Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Bowl immediately and enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

This Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Bowl is a perfect blend of flavors and textures. It’s not only delicious but also nutritious, making it an ideal choice for a quick and healthy meal. The combination of quinoa, black beans, and fresh vegetables provides a satisfying protein and fiber boost, while the zesty dressing adds a delightful kick. Whether you’re a vegetarian or just looking for a meatless meal option, this recipe is sure to please your palate.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 350

Protein: 12g

Carbohydrates: 58g

Fiber: 12g

Fat: 9g

Vitamin C: 70% DV

Iron: 20% DV

For a wholesome and satisfying meal that’s easy to prepare and bursting with flavors, give this Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Bowl a try. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner in the kitchen, this recipe is a winner. It’s perfect for lunch or dinner and can even be enjoyed as a tasty meal prep option. So, gather your ingredients, whip up this delightful dish, and savor every bite of this healthy masterpiece!

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