How to Make a Crockpot Vegetarian Quinoa Dish?

Q: Can I substitute another type of bean for the black beans in this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use kidney beans or chickpeas as a substitute for black beans.

Q: Is it necessary to rinse quinoa before cooking?
A: Yes, rinsing quinoa helps remove its natural coating called saponin, which can make it taste bitter or soapy.

Q: Can I add other vegetables to this dish?
A: Absolutely! Feel free to add vegetables like carrots, zucchini, or spinach to make the dish more nutritious and colorful.

Crockpot Vegetarian Quinoa Delight


  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  1. Rinse quinoa under cold water and drain.
  2. In a crockpot, add quinoa, black beans, bell pepper, onion, jalapeno pepper, cumin, smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt, and vegetable broth. Stir to combine.
  3. Cook on high for 3 hours or until quinoa is tender.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
  • Calories: 284kcal
  • Total Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 880mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 56g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Protein: 12g

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