{One Skillet} Mexican Quinoa
{One Skillet} Mexican Quinoa
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    An easy and healthy meatless quinoa dish made all in one skillet with your favorite Mexican flavors.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
    • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced
    • 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
    • 1 medium zucchini, diced
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained well
    • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
    • 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth
    • 1 1/2 cups corn kernels, frozen or canned
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon of paprika
    • Salt and black pepper to taste
    • 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced
    • Juice and zest of 1 lime
    • 2 - 3 Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1035 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 22.2%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.06%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 3495 mg 145.61%
    • Calcium: 468 mg 46.76%
    • Potassium: 1644 mg 46.96%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 15 mg 82.99%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 171 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 50 g 198.6%
    • Sugar: 27 g
    • Protein: 55 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 143.01%
    • Vitamin C 239.49%
    • Vitamin D 3.75%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch9
    • Exchange - Vegetables6
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total4 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total15 oz-eq

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