Saturday, 11 May 2013

Fiesta Quinoa with Black Beans

Fiesta Quinoa with Black Beans
1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion diced
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 tbsp chili powder
2 tbsp tomato paste
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 tsp salt
1 box (225 g) quinoa
1 can (540ml) black beans, rinsed and drained
In saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook onions and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring often, or until starting to soften. Add chili powder; cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add tomato paste; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add broth and salt. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Stir in quinoa and black beans; reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 20 minutes.
Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.  You may serve it garnished with lime wedges and coriander sprigs, if desired.


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