Quinoa and Turkey Taco Stew

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 6 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    small onion, diced
  • 8
    ounces 99% lean ground turkey
  • 1
    medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1
    small sweet pepper, chopped (red, orange or yellow)
  • 1
    (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning (preferably low sodium)
  • 15
    ounces pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15
    ounces of diced tomatoes with chilies
  • 14
    ounces broth (chicken, beef or vegetable)
  • 1
    cup quinoa
  • 1
    tablespoon lime juice
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • shredded mexican cheese, blend (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot sprayed with non-stick cooking spray, brown the ground turkey and onion over medium heat.
  • Add the zucchini, peppers and taco seasoning. Stir to coat all the vegetables with the seasoning.
  • Add the beans and diced tomatoes broth and quinoa. Turn up the heat to high and bring to a boil. Then cover and simmer about 20 minutes until quinoa soaks up most of the liquid.
  • Stir in the lime juice and serve! Sprinkle shredded cheese on top, if desired.
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