Quinoa with Black Beans

Photo by Stephanie Knewasser

From the kitchen of Stephanie Knewasser

In a pan, over medium heat:

1 Tbsp canola oil

1 sweet onion, chopped

3 garlic cloves, crushed

Sauté until onions are transparent.


1 3/4 c chicken broth

1 c quinoa

1/4 tsp salt

1/8 tsp pepper

Simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.


1 15 oz can black beans, drained & rinsed

1 15 oz can diced tomatoes OR 1 1/4 c fresh

1 4.5 oz can chopped green chilies

1 1/2 c frozen sweet corn

Stir. Heat until warmed through.

Stir in:

garlic almond dip– add a scoop at a time.

If bland, add more.

Garnish with parsley.