Mexican Ground Beef Quinoa Skillet

“This is an easy weeknight meal my family enjoys. If you like it spicier, you can add tomatoes with chilies.  You can also add other veggies like broccoli, carrots, etc.”

Ingredients

    • 1 lb grass-fed ground beef
    • 1/2 cup chopped onions
    • 1 can of chilies
    • 1 can of corn
    • 1 can of black beans
    • 1 (15 ounce) cans petite diced tomatoes
    • 1 cup quinoa
    • 1 1/2 cups water
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

Directions

  1. Brown ground beef and onion, and drain excess fat.
  2. Rinse quinoa.
  3. Add tomatoes, chilies, black beans, quinoa, water and spices to ground beef and simmer, uncovered, for about 25 minutes.
  4. If water evaporates, cover pan for remainder of cooking time.

Servings Per Recipe: 4