Mexican Quinoa

By: Katie Hardin This Mexican quinoa is super easy and super delicious. It is a easy meal for a busy week night.


~ 4 Cups

Ready In:

35 minutes

  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Cup  Quinoa
  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 Can Corn
  • 1 Can Black Beans
  • 1/2 Cup Salsa
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 Diced Avocado
  • Tortilla Chips (Optional)

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Heat olive oil in large skillet over high heat. Add garlic, and cook, stirring frequently until fragrant. About 1 minute

Step 2

Stir in Quinoa, chicken broth, salsa, corn, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Bring to boil, cover, and reduce heat to summer until quinoa is cooked through, about 20 minutes

Step 3

Top with avocado, serve immediately Eat with tortilla chips (optional)

Mexican Quinoa

This is a delicious, easy and healthy Mexican quinoa recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4


  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Clove
  • 1 Cup Quinoa
  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 Can Corn
  • 1 Can Black Beans
  • 1/2 Cup Salsa
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Diced Avocado
  • Tortilla Chips Optional


  • Heat olive oil in large skillet over high heat. Add garlic, and cook, stirring frequently until fragrant. About 1 minute
  • Stir in quinoa, chicken broth, black beans, salsa, corn, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to simmer until quinoa is cooked through, about 20 minutes. 
  • Top with avocado, serve immediately.
    Eat with Tortilla chips optional 

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