One Pot Mexican Quinoa

One Pot Mexican Quinoa

Eating healthy doesn’t mean bland, boring salads for every meal, like this one pot mexican quinoa. There are plenty ways to eat like a king while still filling your body with tons of nutrients. This quinoa is a quick and easy meal that’s packed with tons of protein and nutrient-dense veggies, while also being incredibly tasty.

One Pot Mexican Quinoa

Course: Main Dish, Vegetarian
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 onion
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 2 green bell peppers
  • 2 yellow bell peppers
  • 1 15-oz. can black beans
  • ¾ cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ bunch fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Chop the onion, tomatoes and peppers.
  2. Add all of the ingredients, except for cilantro and limes, to a large pot and place over medium heat. Season with a generous pinch of salt and pepper and bring the mixture to a boil.
  3. Once the quinoa starts boiling, reduce to a gentle simmer, and cover the pot with a lid. Let the quinoa cook away with the veggies for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Once the quinoa has soaked up all of the liquid, fluff it with a fork and stir in the fresh cilantro and lime juice. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Recipe Notes:

Tip: You can top the quinoa with diced avocado or a dollop of thick Greek yogurt.

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