South American Black Beans
A delicious and filling side dish that serves a crowd!

Servings: 10

• 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
• 1 onion, chopped
• 3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
• 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
• 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
• 1 teaspoon ground cumin
• 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
• 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
• Salt to taste
• 1 cup frozen corn kernels
• 2 - 15 ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
• 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and sauté until lightly browned.

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.

Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the black beans and cilantro.

Per Serving: 168 Calories; 3g Fat (13.7% calories from fat); trace Saturated Fat; 8g Protein; 28g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; trace Cholesterol; 510mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat.

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