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Mexican Quinoa

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Mexican Quinoa

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  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 1/4 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup quinoa (uncooked, pre-rinsed)
  • 14.5 oz. diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 15.5 oz. pinto beans (or black, drained and rinsed)
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (for garnish., optional)
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    Calories140Calories from Fat25
    Total Fat3.5g5%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat25
    Total Carbohydrate24g8%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Jessica DeWitt 3 months ago
    Very tasty and simple to make. I would say that “Quinoa Chili” would be a more accurate descriptor than “Mexican chili” though.
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    Ella 9 months ago
    Loved it!! 🤗🤗 Used veggie broth, red kidney beans and sweet pepper instead. Maybe a tiny bit bland - though easy to fix to taste. We will definitely make it again.
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    Sunya W. a year ago
    It was excellent. My husband did not leave me any leftovers.
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    Alyssa Allen a year ago
    This was my very first quinoa recipe, and it’s a great intro! Very easy to make with simple ingredients. A little bland, but throw in some spices and it’ll be amazing.
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    Latasha Harrison a year ago
    Great introduction to quinoa. I added more seasoning to compensate for not having the green chilies. An optional tsp of sour cream per serving made it phenomenal. The second time I made it I added shiitake mushrooms to sub out meat. My carnivorous family still loved it.
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    Kris a year ago
    Very easy and delicious. Did take other reviewers advice and added bell pepper, red onion and some chili powder along with 2 cups of broth. Garnished with fresh tomato, red onion and bell pepper. Will make again!
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    Mom Chef 2 years ago
    Super yummy. Cooked all for 25 min on low. Added guac, sour cream and a bit of lemon (lime would be better).
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    Yvette 2 years ago
    Delicious! I added 2c veggie broth and cooked for 30 mins for softer quinoa; added brocoli and spinach to steam after qunioa cooked
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    A J 2 years ago
    Turned out perfect! I made this for meal prepping because it’s easy, tasty, and cheap! Will definitely make again
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    Rivera 2 years ago
    I made it without the chicken stock since we are vegetarian, I also added chopped green peppers to add more color to the mix. Fresh ground cumin took the dish to the next level. I shared the recipe since everyone loved it.
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    Bill Cowen 2 years ago
    First time making quinoa, turned out great. Substituted cumin for chilli powder
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    Rylee Langlois 2 years ago
    Loved it!!! I’m not usually the biggest quinoa fan but I really enjoyed this recipe! Followed the instructions to a T and it came out perfect!
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    Anastasia Freeman 2 years ago
    I added a can of drained chopped tomatoes and it’s still good. Next time I’ll use fresh corn and it should elevate the taste.
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    Bobbi 2 years ago
    This is simple and delicious!
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    FarmersDaughter 2 years ago
    Very good! Quick and easy to make I added onions and left out the cumin. Also added sliced avocado before serving. I will make this often.
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    Alison 2 years ago
    This is such an easy meal! Simple to cook, but flavorful! Easy to adapt based on contents in your own fridge and pantry.
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    Stephen Robert 2 years ago
    I used one can of corn and one can black beans, no cumin. One of my new favorites.
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    claudia pagano 2 years ago
    So delicious! I doubled the recipe and added cayenne and red pepper flakes for some extra spicy goodness!
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    Ben Williams 3 years ago
    Decent, but lacked flavor
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    Mallori Watson 3 years ago
    This was good. I added more seasoning (extra cumin, chili powder, garlic salt) and chicken broth.
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    Joshua Bibbee 3 years ago
    So pretty, filling, and tasty. Eaten cold or hot.
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    Joanne 3 years ago
    Good and easy. Left out corn as personal preference.
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    Heather Millikan 3 years ago
    I absolutely loved it and how easy it was to make. Whule everything cooked, I put a rub on a chicken breast and cooked it up in a skillet. A perfect complete dinner.
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    Barbara Smith 4 years ago
    Yummy and easy to make
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    Sue S. 4 years ago
    Yummy I stuck to the recipe only I didn’t have any cilantro
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    Nick Polito 4 years ago
    Great recipe, will be making this again!!!
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    odessa f. 4 years ago
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    akilah b. 4 years ago
    It's so good. It's very healthy and very filling.
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    Katie Pierce 4 years ago
    This was excellent. I added avocado and Greek yogurt to it. Worked great as a meal prep and provided 4 lunches for me.
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    Jean-Marc G. 4 years ago
    it was excellent! the flavour was great it was easy to make