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Avocado Black Bean Quinoa Bowl

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Avocado Black Bean Quinoa Bowl
Nutrition Facts
4 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving
Calories 410
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 1100mg 48%
Total Carbohydrates 61g 22%
Dietary Fiber 16g 56%
Total Sugars 6g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 15g
Calcium 97mg 8%
Iron 5mg 25%
Potassium 720mg 15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 c. vegetable broth
  • 1 ea. 19 oz. can black beans
  • 1 c. quinoa
  • 1 ea. Avocados From Mexico, half diced and half thinly sliced
  • 1 ea. large tomato, diced
  • 1 ea. small onion, diced
  • 1 ea. medium carrot, diced into cubes
  • 1 ea. celery stalk, diced into cubes
  • 1 ea. bay leaf
  • 1/2 ea. green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 c. cilantro
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1 t. cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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Instructions

  1. On medium-high heat, add olive oil to a heavy-bottomed pot and sauté pepper, onion, carrot and celery until softened. Add bay leaf and cumin and let seasonings mingle for approximately 1 minute while stirring.
  2. Add can of black beans, half cup of the vegetable broth and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil and then turn the temperature down and let simmer for approximately 30 minutes or until consistency is thick. Taste for seasoning after 20 minutes and adjust as needed. Then add half the diced avocado, gently stirring.
  3. While beans are cooking, prepare the quinoa, with vegetable broth, according to package instructions.
  4. Once quinoa and beans are cooked, assemble 4 bowls. Evenly distribute quinoa between all 4 bowls, then do the same with black beans, tomato and cilantro. Top each bowl with slices of avocado and serve.
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Nutrition Facts
Avocado Black Bean Quinoa Bowl
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 410 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 1100mg 48%
Total Carbohydrates 61g 22%
Dietary Fiber 16g 56%
Total Sugars 6g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 15g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0mg
Calcium 97mg 8%
Iron 5mg 25%
Potassium 720mg 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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