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Spicy Chipotle Quinoa

By August 23, 2017September 8th, 2017Dinner, Lunch, Side / Snack, Vegetarian
Spicy Chipotle Quinoa
Serves 6
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  1. 2 tsp avocado oil, or olive oil
  2. 1-2 jalapeño peppers, seeded, and minced
  3. 4 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 2 cups vegetable broth
  5. 1 (15 oz) diced fire roasted tomatoes, with liquid
  6. 1.5 cups quinoa (dry)
  7. 1/2 tsp chipotle chili pepper powder
  8. 1 tsp ground cumin
  9. 1 tsp onion powder
  10. 1 tsp paprika
  11. 1 (15 oz) black beans, rinsed if canned
  12. 1 cup frozen organic corn kernels
  13. 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  14. 1/4 cup shredded colby jack cheese (optional)
  1. In a large skillet, heat oil on medium.
  2. Add jalapeño and garlic, sauté for about a minute.
  3. Then, add broth, tomatoes, uncooked quinoa, chipotle powder, paprika, onion powder, & cumin. Stir to combine, cover and bring to low simmer. Simmer for 15 minutes, on low, occasionally stirring, until quinoa is cooked.
  4. You can add a splash more broth if necessary during quinoa cooking time. Then, add in black beans and corn. Stir to heat through.
  5. Top with cheese and cover until the cheese is melted.
  6. Garnish with fresh cilantro, and sliced jalapeño peppers.
  1. A great vegetarian dish OR even a delicious side dish! Enjoy Divas
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