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One-Pan Southwestern Chicken Quinoa

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 jalapeño, diced
  • 1 cup quinoa (170 g)
  • 1 cup vegetable broth (235 mL)
  • 15 oz black beans (400 g), 1 can
  • 15 oz fire-roasted diced tomato (400 g), 1 can
  • 1 cup corn (175 g)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped, extra for garnish

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 507
    Fat 13g
    Carbs 61g
    Fiber 13g
    Sugar 6g
    Protein 38g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Dice chicken breasts and cook thoroughly. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Add crushed garlic and a diced jalapeño pepper (leave the jalapeño seeds in for extra spice).
  3. Stir in quinoa, vegetable broth, beans, tomatoes, corn, chili powder and cumin; season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Cover and simmer until quinoa is cooked through, roughly 30 minutes.
  5. Stir in diced avocado, cilantro, and lime juice.
  6. Serve garnished with extra cilantro.
  7. Enjoy!