Cuban Black Beans & Quinoa
Summer spice! High in protein and fiber - full of flavor.
Made this delightful dish for the family this week. YUMMMY!
2 cups dry quinoa
1 cup water
2 cups vegetable broth
1 dried bay leaf
2 tsp olive or avocado oil
1 Tbsp minced garlic
2 tsp each of: ground cumin & dried oregano
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
2 Tbsp distilled white vinegar
2 cans black beans (drained & rinsed)
1/4 cup vegetable broth
Tortillas and/or Tortilla Chips
-Bring quinoa, water, broth, and bay leaf to a boil in saucepan
-Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 15-20 minutes
-Fluff quinoa prior to serving
-Heat oil in skillet on medium
-Add garlic, cumin, oregano, & cayenne - cook 1-2 minutes
-Deglaze skillet with vinegar
-Add beans & vegetable broth - cook for 5-7 minutes
Serve beans over quinoa with salsa & avocado!
Serves 3-4 adults generously.
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