A Masterful Mexican Quinoa Bowl

James McLoughlin JAMES MCLOUGHLIN

This flavor-packed recipe is packed full of fibre, healthy carbohyrates and delicious fresh ingredients. This meal is so simple to prepare and can be modified in a number of ways to suit your taste buds.

Ingredients

1 cup quinoa
1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed
1/4 cup onion, diced
1/4 cup tomato, deseeded and diced
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
1/2 avocado, cubed

Method

Cook quinoa by following these instructions

Mix tomato and onion together

Combine with salt and spices

Top with cilantro and avocado cubes

*Serving Suggestions

Turn it into a bowl of nachos by topping a bowl of corn chips with the quinoa mix and cashew cheese .

Wrap it up in a tortilla or a taco. There's really no wrong way to eat this combo.

Feel free to soak and cook your own black turtle beans (or any legume variant).

If buying canned, take a look at the ingredient list, anything that has more than Beans, Water, or Salt shouldn’t be in your shopping basket.

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