Spice-laced quinoa, beans and sweet potato give this one-pan vegetarian meal its substantial and hearty feel. While the dish is simmering, put together a crisp side salad or simply chop up some avocado for an easy and complete 30-minute meal.

Julia Levy
Source: EatingWell.com, October 2019


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine sweet potato and water in a large skillet; bring to a boil over high and cook, stirring occasionally, until sweet potato is mostly tender and water is completely evaporated, about 3 minutes.

  • Reduce heat to medium-high and add oil and onion; cook, stirring often, until onion is softened, about 3 more minutes. Add garlic, cumin, coriander, chili powder and oregano; cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add beans, tomatoes, broth, corn, quinoa and salt, and stir to combine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook until quinoa is tender and liquid has been completely absorbed, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat; uncover and top with cilantro and sour cream.

Nutrition Facts

421 calories; protein 16g 32% DV; carbohydrates 65g 21% DV; exchange other carbs 4.5; dietary fiber 11g 44% DV; sugars 9g; fat 11g 17% DV; saturated fat 3g 15% DV; cholesterol -1mg; vitamin a iu -1IU; niacin equivalents 4.6mg 36% DV; vitamin b6 0.6mg 40% DV; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 739mg 30% DV; thiamin -1mg -100% DV; calories from fat 99kcal; percent of calories from carbs 61; percent of calories from fat 23; percent of calories from protein 15; percent of calories from sat fat 6.

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Rating: 4 stars
Subbed Italian farro for the quinoa for a heartier chewier texture. Raves all around. Have made it twice with variations on spice and quantities - a very forgiving recipe to customize to your taste Read More
Rating: 3 stars
Hearty vegetarian dish. Great dish for cold night. Easy prep & nutritional. I thought it was a Bit bland do we added cayenne & extra chili powder. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Left out corn. Added avocado as topping. Needed more flavor so I ended up adding masala seasoning. Much better Read More