Side Dishes

Warm Black Bean and Corn Quinoa Salad

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Quinoa is full of nutrition, high in fiber, and super tasty. It is so fluffy and I admire the delicate rings around each grain, Quinoa is a grain that is a must try. This Quinoa salad has a Mexican flare that is best served warm.

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1½ cups uncooked quinoa
3 cups vegetable broth
3 TBSP olive oil
1 red pepper, finely chopped
1 jalapeño, seeds and ribs removed for a milder flavor
1 small shallot, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
12oz frozen sweet corn
15 oz Low Sodium Black Beans, rinsed and drained
1 tsp chili powder
½ tsp cumin
kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
3 TBPS chopped fresh cilantro
2 TBPS fresh lime juice
diced avocados and lime wedges for serving
1. First, cook quinoa according to the directions. I cook 1½ cups of quinoa in 3 cups of vegetable broth instead of water to increase flavor. 2. Heat 3 TBS of olive oil in a large sauté pan. Add red pepper,...
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Nutritions

Calories
242

Sodium
2364mg
98% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
9g
18% DV

Carbs
37g
12% DV

Fiber
4g
19% DV

A Spanish omelette is also known as tortilla de patatas in Spain where it is a tapa and it consists of just four ingredients plus seasoning. It is a Spanish classic dish for very good reasons. It is simple to make, it is nutritious and absolutely delicious. Oh, Spanish tapas!! Aren't these simply the best?



6 large eggs
1 large onion I used red organic
3 med potatoes sliced or cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper or some chilli flakes/cayenne pepper
6 tbsp parsley fresh -chopped (optional)
1 med red pepper (optional) added in this recipe
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1. Wash, peel and slice the potatoes, rinse them again and allow them to drain in a colander while you prepare other ingredients.
2. Peel, wash and shred the onion and add to the potatoes ready to be...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
377mg
15% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV