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Mexican Ground Beef Quinoa Skillet

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Servings - 4 persons

Ingredients 

  • 1 lb. ground beef (could use ground turkey)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 14-oz. can diced tomatoes (with juice)
  • 1 4-oz. can chopped chilies
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1-1/2 cup water
  • 1-1/2 T. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin

Instructions

  • Brown ground beef and onion; drain excess fat.
  • Rinse quinoa in sieve/colander.
  • Add tomatoes, chilies, quinoa, water and spices to ground beef mixture and simmer (uncovered) for about 25 minutes. (If water evaporates too quickly, cover pan for remainder of cooking time.)
  • Serve Mexican Ground Beef Quinoa Skillet.