• Healthy dinner ideas: Zesty Quinoa Chili from ONIE

Zesty Quinoa Chili

Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8
This chili recipe is a healthy meatless meal that will warm your family?
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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups frozen onion & bell pepper mix
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 1 large carrot, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 (7 oz) can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups unsalted beef broth
  • 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can no-salt-added pinto beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn 

Preparation

  1. In a large stockpot heat oil over medium. Add onion & pepper mix, celery, carrot & garlic. Cover & cook 10 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Add chili powder & peppers. Cook 1-2 minutes, stirring throughout.
  3. Add tomatoes & broth. Bring to a boil.
  4. Add quinoa, beans & corn. Cover & simmer 15-20 minutes, or until quinoa is cooked, stirring occasionally. 

Tips

Top with non-fat Greek yogurt for extra protein & flavor.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per recipe
Serving size (300g)
Amount per serving
Calories
210
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g 6%
    Saturated Fat 0g 0%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
    Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
    Total Sugars 5g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%
Protein 9g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 577mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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