Mexican Beans with Quinoa + Sweet Potato {The ULTIMATE delicious taco night side…


Mexican Beans with Quinoa + Sweet Potato {The ULTIMATE delicious taco night side-dish…Also FANTASTIC as #MealPrep #HealthyCarbs }
Makes 6 servings *1/2 cup serving
2 Tbsps avocado oil, or extra virgin olive oil
1 yellow onion, diced
1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced
2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
2 large fresh tomatoes, diced
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
14.5 oz. jar diced tomatoes(no added salt)
15 oz. black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup sweet corn, frozen or fresh
1½ cups vegetable stock or water
juice of 1 large fresh lime
¼ cup fresh chopped cilantro
Extra cilantro and lime wedges, avocado, or cheese for serving, optional
Heat the oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, sweet potato and sautee until the onion is softened, for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, bell pepper, spices and cook stirring continuously for 1 minute.
Add quinoa, diced tomatoes (fresh and canned), black beans, corn and vegetable stock and stir to combine.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium low. Cover with a tight lid and cook for 20 minutes, or until the quinoa has absorbed most of the liquid. Add the lime juice, cilantro and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with the extra cilantro, lime, avocado and enjoy!
❤ Rachel
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