Quinoa with Black Beans
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 red onion chopped
3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup cooked quinoa, rinsed
2 teaspoons chicken bouillon mixed with 1 1/2 cups water
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon of cayenne pepper, or more if spice lover
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup frozen corn kernels
a few chopped fresh tomatoes
2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro
Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, saute for five minutes.
Rinse quinoa with cold water for a few minutes using a fine sieve.
Mix quiona into the saucepan and cover with broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and peper
Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, simmer 20 minutes.
Stir in frozen corn into saucepan, continue to simmer about five minutes. Mix in the black beans, tomatoes and cilantro.
Makes about 8 servings