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Quinoa Black Bean Tacos (Gluten Free)

Quinoa Black Bean Tacos (Gluten Free) - increase your meatless meal repertoire with these tasty vegetarian tacos with black beans! Simple to make and high in protein, these Quinoa Tacos are versatile and totally delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican, vegetarian
Keyword: easy meals, plant based tacos, quinoa tacos, vegetarian tacos
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 100kcal
Author: Nikki

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 3/4 cup quinoa rinsed
  • 15 ounce can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth or water
  • 2 tablespoons Homemade Taco Seasoning see recipe below
  • 15 ounces can low sodium black beans drained and rinsed

Instructions

  • Warm the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and green pepper and cook until just tender, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the quinoa, tomatoes, broth, and taco seasoning to the skillet. Stir to just combine and bring to a simmer.
  • Cover and cook on low for 15-20 minutes, or until quinoa is cooked and liquid is absorbed.
  • Stir in the black and beans. Taste and season with salt and pepper if desired.
  • Serve in tortillas, lettuce wraps, or in a bowl. Add toppings as desired.

Notes

Click here for Homemade Taco Seasoning recipe
Please note, nutritional info is for the quinoa black bean mixture only. Tortillas and toppings will change the nutritional profile.

Nutrition

Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 262mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 158IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg