Quinoa & Black Beans

This dish is so simple and packed with protein & fiber. Perfect for a cold winter day...

Serves 4-8 (depending on whether you use as a side dish or stand alone meal)

Ingredients:

- 1 tsp. olive oil

- 1/2 onion, chopped

- 1-2 tsp. chopped or minced garlic

- 1 cup quinoa

- 2 cups low sodium chicken broth or stock (may also use vegetable broth)

- 1 cup frozen, organic corn

- 1 can black beans (preferably organic in a BPA-Free can)

- salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

1. Heat oil in pan & cook onion & garlic until lightly browned.

2. Place quinoa (rinsed) & broth, along with onion & garlic mixture in pot over medium heat. Once boiling, lower heat & cover until quinoa is tender and broth is absorbed, about 20 minutes.

3. Stir in frozen corn and continue to simmer until cooked, about 5 minutes.

4. Mix in the black beans until mixed well & heated.

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