I don't make quinoa enough. I always forget how much I like it. I love quick, inexpensive one pot meals like this.
This is an incredibly filling, tasty dish that I could make over and over.
Mexican Ground Turkey Quinoa Skillet
Adapted from $5 Dinners
1 lb. ground turkey
1 large onion, chopped
1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes (undrained)
1 (4 oz) can chopped chilies
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 1/2 cup water
1 1/2 tbsp. chili powder
1 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. coriander
1/2 tbsp. garlic
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 1/2 cups corn
2 green onions for garnish
Brown ground turkey and onion. Add garlic and spices and stir for a minute or so. Add tomatoes, green chilies, rinsed quinoa, water and black beans. Stir and simmer, covered for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add corn and cook for another 5 minutes or so until quinoa is done and most of the liquid is done.
Total calories = 2122 calories
10 cups = 212 calories per cup
2 cups Mexican Ground Turkey Quinoa Skillet = 424 calorie dinner
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