Quinoa With Black Beans and Cilantro

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READY IN: 53mins
Recipe by Dr. Jenny

This recipe is from the September 2008 issue of "Bon Appetit." I just made it for my lunch and absolutely love it! I used feta cheese as that is what I had on hand. My chili powder was of medium heat, which I feel was perfect in this dish.

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  1. Heat oil in heavy medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions and red pepper; saute until beginning to soften, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the next 4 ingredients.
  3. Add water; bring to a boil.
  4. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until quinoa is almost tender, about 14 minutes.
  5. Add beans and 1/4 cup cilantro; cook uncovered until heated through and liquid is fully absorbed, about 3 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a bowl; sprinkle with 1/4 cup cilantro, and the cheese, if using.

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