Zesty Quinoa Bowl

Zesty Quinoa Bowl Author: Canadian Living

Chances are, you have most of the ingredients for this yummy recipe standing by in your pantry and fridge. This nicely spiced bowl is so fast and easy to make, you'll be whipping it up regularly for weeknights on the run.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup cherry or grape tomato halved
  • 1 can (540 mL) black bean drained and rinsed well
  • 1 orange pepper diced
  • 1 garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2/3 cups sodium-reduced chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 4 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream

Method

In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; saute tomatoes, black beans, orange pepper, garlic, cumin and chili powder, stirring often, until pepper is tender-crisp, about 5 minutes.

Stir in broth; bring to boil. Stir in quinoa and cilantro. Spoon into bowls; top with sour cream.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 13 g
  • Sodium 507 mg
  • Sugars 6 g
  • Protein 16 g
  • Calories 327.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 843 mg
  • Cholesterol 4 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 55 g

%RDI

  • Iron 38.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 57.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 13.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 10.0
  • Vitamin C 90.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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