<img src="http://b.scorecardresearch.com/p?c1=2&c2=15350591&cv=2.0&cj=1" /> Veggie Bean Chili with Quinoa - SavvyMom

Veggie Bean Chili with Quinoa

0 SHARES

You’ll Need

  • 1 cup quinoa (red or white)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ cup frozen corn
  • 1 can (28 oz) chopped tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • Toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, fresh cilantro

Prep and Cook

  • 1
    In a strainer, rinse quinoa under running water and drain thoroughly.
  • 2
    Place quinoa, water and salt in a medium-sized saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • 3
    Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for approximately 15 minutes (or until the water is absorbed and quinoa is tender).
  • 4
    Remove pot from the heat, fluff with a fork, and let stand.
  • 5
    Heat oil in a large Dutch oven or pot over medium-high heat.
  • 6
    Add onion, garlic, carrots and celery to the pot and saut&#233; for 5 minutes or until tender.
  • 7
    Add the remaining ingredients (minus the toppings), stirring until combined and bring to a boil.
  • 8
    Reduce heat and simmer for approximately 30 minutes (or longer).
  • 9
    Just before serving, stir in cooked quinoa.
  • 10
    Ladle chili into bowls and top with shredded cheese and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro.

Tagged under: ,,,

Category:

more reciepies