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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quinoa Bowl

Healthy Fact of the Day

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quinoa Bowl is a nutrient-rich and satisfying dish, providing a balance of complex carbohydrates, protein, and essential vitamins.

Ingredients

 

For the Quinoa Bowl:

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen, or canned)
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Lime wedges for serving

 

For the Lime Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

 

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Instructions

 

  1. In a saucepan, combine quinoa and vegetable broth or water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.

  2. While the quinoa is cooking, steam or roast the diced sweet potatoes until they are tender.

  3. In a large bowl, assemble the quinoa bowl by combining cooked quinoa, steamed or roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, corn, avocado slices, and chopped cilantro.

  4. In a small bowl or jar, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, maple syrup or honey, ground cumin, salt, and black pepper to create the lime dressing.

  5. Drizzle the lime dressing over the quinoa bowl and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.

  6. Serve the Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quinoa Bowl with lime wedges on the side.

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Enjoy this wholesome and flavorful bowl as a nutritious lunch or dinner option!

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