Quinoa with Black Beans and Corn


1 tsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 red pepper, 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
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained


Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion, red pepper and garlic, and saute 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 black beans.

NOTE: This recipe tastes good hot or cold.

This recipe is also linked to...

It's a Blog Party's Fall Fest Recipes 2011

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