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Crock Pot Tex Mex Quinoa Recipe

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CROCKPOT TEX MEX QUINOA RECIPE APRIL 12, 2016 One pan mexican quinoa recipe that takes only minutes to put together. Hearty flavors of quinoa, black beans and vegetables embodied with tex mex spices that simmer all day in the crock pot are ready to enjoy in the evening. A stress-free dinner waiting to be devoured!

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1 cup of dry quinoa, rinsed
1 15oz. can of black beans, rinsed and drained
1 15oz. can of fire roasted diced tomatoes with green chilies
6-8 small red and orange peppers, diced
1 zucchini, diced
1 package of mild taco seasoning
¼ teaspoon of garlic powder
2 cups of filtered water
Cilantro, chopped for garnish
Avocado, optional for garnish
Shredded cheese, optional for garnish (vegan cheese for dairy free)
In a slow cooker with the heat on low add dry and rinsed quinoa, beans, can of tomatoes, chopped peppers, diced zucchini, taco seasoning, garlic powder and water. Cook on low for 4-6 hours. Garnish with...
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Nutritions

Calories
398

Sodium
1267mg
52% DV

Fat
15g
24% DV

Protein
18g
37% DV

Carbs
60g
20% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV