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Healthy Vegetarian Quinoa Chili

by Livestrong_Recipes  |  Mar 5, 2014

Healthy Vegetarian Quinoa Chili
  1. PREP
  2. 30 m
  • COOK
  • 1 h
  • TOTAL
  • 1h 30m

This delicious recipe is courtesy of Peru Delights.

INGREDIENTS

SERVES 8

  • 1/2 cup Quinoa
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
  • 1 large Yellow Onion
  • 32 g Jalapeno
  • 1 cup Carrots
  • 1 cup Celery
  • 1 large Green Bell Pepper
  • 1 zucchini(s)
  • 4 cloves Garlic Clove
  • 15 oz Black, Beans
  • 15 oz Beans, Kidney
  • 15 oz Pinto Beans
  • 15 oz Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Spices - Smoked Paprika
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS

1 In a saucepan over medium heat bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Add quinoa and lower the heat to a simmer. Cook covered until all the water is absorbed (15-20 minutes). Set aside.
2 In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.Add the onion and cook until soft (about 5 minutes), stirring occasionally. Add jalapeno, carrot, celery, bell pepper, zucchini, and garlic, and cook, stirring often, until the vegetables start to soften (about 10 minutes).
3 Stir in pichuberries and cook for another 3-5 minutes, until they start releasing some of their juices.
4 Add cooked quinoa, beans along with their juices, tomatoes with juice, cumin, chili powder, oregano, paprika, salt, and pepper. Stir well.
5 Cover the pan and let the chili simmer over low heat for 25-30 minutes or until fragrant.
6 Serve warm, with any of the following optional toppings: chopped scallions, avocado slices, sour cream or plain Greek yogurt, shredded cabbage or lettuce, tortilla strips, lime wedges, chopped pichuberries.