Vegetarian Quinoa Chili With Black Beans

Healthy and oh so satisfying.

"I absolutely love quinoa and never thought of using it to make chili: such a great recipe! Quinoa is my absolute favorite post-workout food: complete protein and whole array of precious nutrients. Peace"

Mike @TheIronYou

• Olive oil • Red bell pepper • Yellow onion • Celery • Carrot • Jalapeño pepper • Chili powder • Ground cumin • Mexican oregano • Salt • Black pepper


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The quinoa in this vegetarian quinoa chili provides a meaty texture, without the meat. It’s easy to make, healthy and oh so satisfying.

Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the bell pepper, onion, celery, carrot, and jalapeño pepper.


Add the chili powder and cumin; stir and cook for another minute or so.


Add oregano, salt, pepper, beans, tomatoes, and broth. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.


Add cooked quinoa, and cook for 15 minutes more. Add more broth as necessary for desired consistency.


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