Quinoa Chili

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 2 jalapeno peppers
  • 2 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup water

To Make: 
Preheat broiler. Cut peppers in half and remove seeds. Broil on foil-lined baking sheet 10 minutes, until well blackened. Place in bowl and cover tightly. After 10 minutes, remove skins and coarsely chop.

In a large pot, saute onion, zucchini, and garlic in olive oil until softened. Add in remaining ingredients and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until quinoa is cooked.

(Recipe adapted from: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/quinoa-roasted-pepper-chili)

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