Quinoa and Red Kidney Beans

Quinoa and Red Kidney Beans

Quinoa and Red Kidney Beans
The Quinoa plant produces high-protein dried fruits and seeds which are used as a food staple in many cultures. Enjoy this quinoa-kidney bean medley.
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10 servings

Ingredients
1 tsp. vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup frozen corn kernels
2 (15 oz.) cans red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Methods/steps
Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and sauté until lightly browned. Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with vegetable broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes, Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the beans and cilantro.
Additional Tips
Ready in 50 min

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