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Quinoa Black Bean Tacos

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Quinoa Black Bean Tacos

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Quinoa Black Bean Tacos


Quinoa and black bean filling:

  • 1 Tbl olive oil
  • 1 cup red onion: chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves: minced
  • 3 Tbl tomato paste
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa (rinsed)
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 14oz can black beans
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Avocado Sauce:

  • 1 large avocado: cut into strips
  • 1-2 juiced limes
  • 1 jalapeno deseeded and membranes removed: chopped
  • 1 handful of fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 6-8 small round corn tortillas

  • 1 1/2 cups chopped romaine lettuce


  1. Filling: Warm olive oil in medium-size pot over medium heat
  2. Saute onion, garlic, and dash of salt for 4-5 minutes
  3. Add tomato paste, cumin, and chili powder and saute for another minute
  4. Add the rinsed quinoa and 1 cup broth
  5. Bring to a gentle boil then cover the pot / reduce heat and let simmer for 15 minutes
  6. Remove the quinoa from heat and let it rest for 5 minutes then fluff with fork
  7. Stir in the drained black beans and add salt and pepper to taste
  8. Cover and set aside for a few minutes to warm up beans
  9. Avocado Sauce: Combine avocado, lime juice, jalapeno, cilantro and salt into a food processor/blender
  10. Heat up the tortillas and assemble the tacos

Be sure to measure your serving size according to your current meal phase. Make adjustments to ingredients as necessary.

Category: Recipes

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