Mexican Quinoa with Lazy Guacamole

Mexican Quinoa with Lazy Guacamole




Yield 6 servings

You'll love this seriously delicious and healthy dish!


Quinoa Ingredients:


Lazy Guacamole Ingredients:


Quinoa Instructions:

  1. Begin by prepping your veggies. Then add a teaspoon of olive oil to a medium-sized pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and jalapeños to the pan, and cook until fragrant (about a minute).


  2. Then add the quinoa, broth, beans, tomatoes, corn, and salt to the pan, and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover, and let the quinoa simmer for 25 minutes, or until the quinoa is cooked and liquid is absorbed.


  3. Remove the pan from the heat, and stir in the cilantro and lime juice.


  4. Serve the quinoa in bowls and top with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

Lazy Guacamole Instructions:

  1. Add the avocado, lime juice, minced garlic, and salt and pepper to a small bowl.
  2. Use a fork to mash the avocado and combine the guacamole really well. That's it!


Quick Tip: For a dairy free meal, top your quinoa with lazy guacamole, salsa, and chopped cilantro! Yum!

Courses Lunch

Cuisine Mexican

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.5 cups (for quinoa)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 119

% Daily Value

Total Fat 1 g


Unsaturated Fat 1 g

Sodium 537 mg


Total Carbohydrates 21 g


Dietary Fiber 5 g


Sugars 4 g

Protein 6 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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