Side Dishes

Quinoa Salad with Black Beans & Corn

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I'm sure that you know what quinoa is, it has taken the world by storm over the past few years. But just in case you have been say, under a rock here are a few things about quinoa you should know: It is pronounced "keen-wah". It is packed with protein, as a matter of fact, it is one of the most protein rich foods we can consume It is commonly mistaken for a grain but is actually closer to a seed It has tons of fiber It is believed to have an anti inflammatory effect (this is wha

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1 T olive oil
1 small red onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 C uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 C vegetable stock (or chicken)
1/4 tsp cayenne
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 can corn (sweet variety, drained)
1 can black beans (rinsed and drained)
1/2 C cilantro, chopped
In a medium saucepan heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onions and cook 4-5 minutes, add garlic and cook until just fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir the quinoa into the onion/garlic. Pour stock over...
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Nutritions

Calories
313

Sodium
590mg
24% DV

Fat
6g
10% DV

Protein
16g
32% DV

Carbs
54g
18% DV

Fiber
11g
46% DV