Quinoa Enchilada Casserole

YUMMLY(1)
18Ingredients
55Minutes
260Calories

Description

Traditional enchiladas break out of their tortilla shells and into a quinoa casserole.

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa (or 1 1/2 cups packaged cooked quinoa per 1/2 cup uncooked)
  • 1 can enchilada sauce (10 oz. per can)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chiles (10 oz. per can)
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 1/4 cups black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • chopped cilantro (2 Tbsp.)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (for casserole)
  • 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (for casserole)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (for topping)
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (for topping)
  • 1 avocado (diced)
  • sour cream (2 Tbsp., optional, for serving)
  • 1 lime (optional, for serving)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
    2. Bring water to a boil in a small pot over high heat. Add quinoa and return to a boil. Reduce to a low simmer, cover pot, and cook quinoa until tender, 12-15 minutes.
    3. Place quinoa, enchilada sauce, diced tomatoes with green chiles, corn, black beans, cilantro, cumin, paprika, Monterey jack, mozzarella, salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl and stir to combine using a rubber spatula. Transfer to a baking dish and spread into an even layer.
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    NutritionView More

    260Calories
    Sodium17% DV400mg
    Fat20% DV13g
    Protein24% DV12g
    Carbs9% DV28g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories260Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol20mg7%
    Sodium400mg17%
    Potassium570mg16%
    Protein12g24%
    Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate28g9%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars3g6%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium20%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(1)

    Nicole 24 days ago
    Little watery. I ate it with tortilla chips, and it was pretty good. Added oregano as well. It’s lacking in flavor a bit, would maybe be good with some veggie crumbles or something to add to the texture and take away from the watery-ness of of all.

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