Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 3 cups cooked black beans (or two 15-ounce cans, drained and rinsed)
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, shredded
  • 1 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • Liberal pinches salt and pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish

Tips

Serve this with steamed broccoli or wilted spinach and a dollop of light sour cream or plain Greek yogurt.

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Prepare a 9” x 9” casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In a large bowl, mix together the quinoa, black beans, sweet potato, 1⁄2 cup of the cheese, and the cumin, salt, and pepper. In a small bowl, mix together the eggs and the salsa. Pour the salsa mixture over the quinoa-bean mixture, then pour everything into the prepared casserole dish.
3. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top and bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Garnish with the cilantro.Serving size: 1 heaping cup

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
  • Smartpoints 6
  • Calories 204.5
  • Total Fat 3.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol 63.4 mg
  • Sodium 315.6 mg
  • Potassium 259.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 31.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber 9.1 g
  • Sugars 5.4 g
  • Protein 13.8 g