Quinoa and Black Beans

Quinoa and Black Beans
Fat 11% Carbs 69% Protein 20%
Percent Calories

1 serving of quinoa and black beans contains 208 Calories. The macronutrient breakdown is 69% carbs, 11% fat, and 20% protein. This is a good source of protein (19% of your Daily Value), fiber (34% of your Daily Value), and potassium (10% of your Daily Value).

8 servings
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
35 minutes



  1. Optionally use two 15oz cans of black beans to avoid cooking raw ones.
  2. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and saute until lightly browned.
  3. Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with vegetable broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes,
  4. Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the black beans and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving of quinoa and black beans

Nutrient Value %DV
Calories 208
Fats 3g 3%
Saturated fats 0.3g 2%
Trans fats 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 24mg 1%
Carbs 37g 13%
Net carbs 27g
Fiber 9g 34%
Sugar 1g
Protein 11g
Calcium 41mg 4%
Iron 3mg 36%
Potassium 475mg 10%
Vitamin D 0μg 0%
Vitamins and Minerals
Alpha carotene 3μg
Beta carotene 64μg
Caffeine 0mg
Choline 17mg 3%
Copper 0.3mg 30%
Fluoride 3μg
Folate (B9) 168μg 42%
Lycopene 0μg
Magnesium 98mg 23%
Manganese 1mg 33%
Niacin 1mg 6%
Pantothenic acid 0.4mg 9%
Phosphorus 214mg 31%
Retinol 0μg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.1mg 9%
Selenium 3μg 5%
Theobromine 0mg
Thiamine 0.3mg 25%
Vitamin A IU 137IU
Vitamin A 7μg 1%
Vitamin B12 0μg 0%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 15%
Vitamin C 3mg 3%
Vitamin D IU 0IU
Vitamin D2 0μg
Vitamin D3 0μg
Vitamin E 1mg 4%
Vitamin K 3μg 3%
Zinc 2mg 14%
Sugar 1g
Sucrose 0.5g
Glucose 0.5g
Fructose 0.3g
Lactose 0g
Maltose 0g
Galactose 0g
Starch 11g
Saturated fats 0.3g 2%
Monounsaturated fats 1g
Polyunsaturated fats 1g
Trans fats 0g
Fatty Acids
Total omega 3 0g
Total omega 6 0.1g
Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) 0g
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0g
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) 0g
Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA) 0g
Amino Acids
Alanine 0.5g
Arginine 1g
Aspartic acid 1g
Cystine 0.1g
Glutamic acid 2g
Glycine 0.4g
Histidine 0.3g
Hydroxyproline 0g
Isoleucine 0.4g
Leucine 1g
Lysine 1g
Methionine 0.2g
Phenylalanine 1g
Proline 1g
Serine 1g
Threonine 0.4g
Tryptophan 0.1g
Tyrosine 0.3g
Valine 1g

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