Gluten-Free Mexican Inspired Quinoa

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In this delicious gluten free quinoa dish, discover the flavours of Mexico. This budget friendly quinoa recipe is packed with healthy nutrients, is rich in fiber and also protein. Quinoa never tasted this good before! Serve as a side or as a main with a light green salad


  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. GF chili powder
  • 1 tsp. GF ground cumin
  • 1 small organic jalapeno deseeded and finely chopped; (do not add if making this for children)
  • 1 ½ cups uncooked quinoa
  • 1 ½ cups gluten free chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 large tomatoes cut into small pieces
  • 1 ½ cup frozen organic corn
  • 1 (19 oz) can black beans, drain and rinse well
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • Toppings; shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, avocado
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  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over low heat, add garlic, chili powder, cumin and jalapeno, and cook until fragrant about a minute.
  • Stir in quinoa, stock, tomatoes, corn, and beans. Cover and cook over low heat for 20 minutes
  • Remove from the heat and stir in cilantro and lime juice. Cover for 15 minutes before serving
  • To serve, top with cheddar cheese, avocado and a dollop of sour cream.
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