A perfect side dish or entree, this quinoa will pair well with all sorts of  Mexican food.

One Pan Mexican Quinoa

Recipe Source: Damn Delicious

  • 5 min prep
  • 25 min cook
  • Beginner

Preparing this side dish is truly easy- it’s a simple matter of adding the ingredients to a skillet, cooking the mixture until the quinoa is tender, and topping it all with lime juice, cilantro, and avocado.

What Makes This Pinworthy?

The flavor of this dish is absolutely fantastic. It has the perfect combination of spices as well as a boost of flavor from lime juice and fresh cilantro. While this dish gets cooked in the skillet, it tastes just as great chilled as it does warm. If you’re looking for a new side dish to try, this one is guaranteed to please.

One of the big draws of this recipe is how healthy it is. It boasts a healthy combination of vegetables, quinoa, and beans. Though it might be healthy, this quinoa doesn’t lack flavor in any way.

If this dish being delicious and healthy wasn’t enough, there is also the factor of how easy it is to make. It is a simple matter of cooking the minced garlic and jalapeno and then adding in the other ingredients. After simmering for a bit, this dish will be ready for the additions of lime juice, cilantro, and diced avocado. It truly can’t get easier than this!

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