Vegan Quinoa and Black Bean Skillet Recipe

quinoa grains on a spoon

Vegan Quinoa and Black Bean Skillet Recipe

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish


  1. Rinse the quinoa and place it in a medium-sized pot with the vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. While the quinoa is cooking, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the red bell pepper to the skillet and sauté for another 3 minutes.
  4. Add the black beans, corn, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper to the skillet and stir to combine. Let it cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Once the quinoa is done cooking, add it to the skillet with the bean and corn mixture. Stir to combine.
  6. Add the lime juice to the skillet and stir to combine.
  7. Serve hot, garnished with fresh cilantro.

Nutrition Facts:
Calories: 280 | Total Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 759mg | Total Carbohydrates: 49g | Dietary Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 5g | Protein: 10g

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Dominus Owen Markham

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