Black Beans and Quinoa
1 tsp vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
salt/pepper to taste
1 tsp ground cumin
1 cup frozen corn kernels
1 15 oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
optional - avocado, red bell pepper or zucchini
Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic and saute until lightly browned.
Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with vegetable broth. Season with cumin, cayenne, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes.
Stir frozen corn and black beans into the saucepan and continue to simmer for about 5 minutes until heated through.
Top with cilantro and chopped avocado.