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Quinoa and Black Beans ( Diabetic dish)

Posted in : Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer


1 teaspoon vegetable oil

1 onion, chopped

3 cloves garlic, chopped

¾ cup quinoa

1 ½ cups vegetable broth

1 teaspoon ground cumin

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

½ teaspoon salt and ground black pepper to taste

1 cup frozen corn kernels

2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup chopped fresh cilantro


Step 1.Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

Step 2.Mix quinoa into onion mixture and cover with vegetable broth; season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until quinoa is tender and broth is absorbed, about 20 minutes.

Step 3.Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes; mix in the black beans and cilantro.

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