Hearty Quinoa & Black Bean Chili



Hearty Quinoa & Black Bean Chili

If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious chili recipe that’s perfect for both vegetarians and meat-lovers alike, you’ve come to the right place. Our Hearty Quinoa & Black Bean Chili is packed with flavor and protein, making it a satisfying and comforting meal for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, sauté the diced onion and garlic in olive oil until translucent.
  2. Add the diced red and green bell peppers and sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
  3. Stir in the chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper, and cook for an additional minute to toast the spices.
  4. Add the quinoa, black beans, diced tomatoes, and vegetable broth. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the quinoa is cooked and the chili has thickened.
  6. Stir in the corn kernels and lime juice. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  7. Serve the Hearty Quinoa & Black Bean Chili hot, garnished with fresh cilantro.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4-6

This Hearty Quinoa & Black Bean Chili is a wholesome and satisfying meal that’s perfect for any day of the week. Loaded with nutritious ingredients and bold flavors, it’s sure to become a family favorite. Plus, it’s vegan-friendly and gluten-free, making it suitable for a variety of dietary preferences. Whether you’re enjoying it on a chilly evening or as a crowd-pleaser at a gathering, this chili is guaranteed to impress.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 3g, Carbohydrates: 62g, Protein: 13g

Make this Hearty Quinoa & Black Bean Chili your go-to comfort food recipe, and savor the goodness in every spoonful.

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