Gluten-Free Quinoa with Black Beans

Gluten-Free Quinoa with Black Beans

Quinoa and beans come together in this quick and easy side dish that’s ready in 30 minutes.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1
cup uncooked quinoa
2
cups gluten-free chicken or vegetable broth
1
cup black beans (from 15-oz can), drained, rinsed
1/2
cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
1
small tomato, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon salt
  1. Rinse quinoa thoroughly by placing in a fine-mesh strainer and holding under cold running water until water runs clear; drain well.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, heat broth to boiling. Add quinoa; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  3. Fluff quinoa with fork. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook uncovered about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.
Makes 8 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Quinoa is high in protein, low in fat and cooks quickly, making it a terrific dinner choice. As is, this recipe works well as a grain side dish; to make it a main dish, double the serving size.
Cooking Gluten Free?
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.