Quinoa Chili (TNT)

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Quinoa Chili (TNT)

Post by pstarkoski on Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:01 am

Yummy and healthy!!
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Quinoa Chili
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
This vegetarian, protein-packed chili is the perfect bowl of comfort food that you can eat guilt-free!

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, diced
2 cups cooked quinoa
2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced tomatoes
1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 (4.5-ounce) can diced green chiles
1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder, or more, to taste
2 teaspoons cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 1/2 cups corn kernels
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
Juice of 1 lime
1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced

Instructions

Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven or large pot over medium high heat. Add garlic and onion, and cook, stirring frequently, until onions have become translucent, about 2-3 minutes.

Stir in quinoa, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, green chiles, chili powder, cumin, paprika, sugar, cayenne pepper, coriander and 1-2 cups water, making sure to cover most of the ingredients; season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, until thickened, about 30 minutes. Stir in beans, corn, cilantro and lime juice until heated through, about 2 minutes.

Serve immediately with avocado, if desired.

Adapted from Cooking Classy

http://damndelicious.net/2013/10/16/quinoa-chili/

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