Black Bean and Quinoa Chili (#1939)

Serves
Ready
8
40
Minutes
Prep
Cook
10
Minutes
30
Minutes
Categories
Chili Main Vegetarian
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Quinoa rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 large Onions diced
  • 1 Green Bell Peppers seeded an
  • 1 cup Celery chopped
  • 1 Jalapeño Pepper seeded
  • 2 Tomatoes cored and diced
  • 1 cup Carrots diced
  • 32 oz Black Beans canned, drained
  • 28 oz Tomatoes canned, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Parsley Leaves dried
  • 1 Tbsp Oregano dried
  • 2 tsp Cumin ground
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 4 Scallions, Spring Or Green Onions

Directions

  1. Combine quinoa and water in saucepan, cover and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  2. Cook until liquid is absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and let stand about 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, heat oil in a saucepan; add onion, bell pepper, celery and jalapeno.
  5. Sauté 7 minutes over medium heat.
  6. Stir in fresh tomatoes and carrots; cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Stir in beans, crushed tomatoes, and seasonings; cook about 25 minutes over low heat.
  8. Stir in quinoa at last 5 minutes of cooking.
  9. Ladle chili into bowls and top with green onions if desired.
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