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Spanish Style Quinoa


Spanish Style Quinoa

chicken, beans and bell pepper
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small green bell pepper
  • 1 14oz can Italian style stew tomatoes
  • 1 cup can kidney beans or black beans
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 cup cooked leftover chicken breast either baked or barbecued
  • 1 cup water
  • Paula Deen House Seasoning or salt and pepper to taste


  • Saute' the onions and garlic in olive oil till the garlic is fragrant.
  • Add the bell pepper, stewed tomatoes, beans, cumin, cooked chicken, water, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the Quinoa and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium low, cover and let it simmer for 25 minutes, all liquid will dry up then.
  • Remove from stove and let the Quinoa sit to about 5-7 minutes. 
  • Gently fluff Quinoa with a fork.  ENJOY! 

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