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Mexican Quinoa Skillet

With fresh bell pepper and just a hint of spice, this Mexican-inspired dish makes for a tasty and easy one-pan meal.
Mexican quinoa skillet
  • Yield 4 servings
  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cook Time 40 minutes


  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tbs. garlic, minced
  • 2 cans black beans
  • 1 can tomato sauce (no sugar added)
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 tbs. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • Sea salt to taste


Heat the olive oil over low heat in a medium skillet. Add in the diced onion, red bell pepper, and garlic. Sauté for five to seven minutes or until the onions are translucent.
Add in the black beans, tomato sauce, quinoa, water, and spices. Simmer on low for 30 minutes or until the quinoa is tender.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Container
Amount Per Serving
Calories 370
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Total Carbohydrates 59g
Dietary Fiber 15g
Sugars 8g
Protein 16g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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