One Pot Dinners: Quinoa Burrito Bowl


**Part of a frugal Whole Foods Meal Plan**

One Pot Dinners: Quinoa Burrito Bowl ~ dinner is on the table in under 30 minutes with this easy recipe from

I am so excited about adding this recipe to my list of one pot dinners. I love quinoa, but my family, not so much. I wanted to find a way that they would love it because it is a quick and easy healthy dish. I don’t go all crazy about the newest super foods but quinoa tastes good when it is made right. It is also a good way to boost protein in dishes without having to use meat or as much meat. Add in the facts that it takes under 30 minutes to make and my kids loved it, this quinoa burrito bowl is a match made in dinner planning.

One Pot Dinners 30 Minute Quinoa Burrito Bowl |

30 Minute Meals: One Dish Quinoa Taco Dish
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Serves: 6
  • 1½ cups Ancient Harvest Quinoa
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup 365 organic medium salsa
  • 1 can 365 black beans / 365 organic black beans
  • 1½ cups 365 organic fiesta cheese
  • Lettuce - 1 cup per person
  1. Drain beans.
  2. Put water, beans, quinoa, and salsa in a 6 quart pot over high heat.
  3. When the water comes to a boil, turn to medium heat and cover.
  4. Cook for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir.
  6. If water isn't completely absorbed, let cook a few minutes longer until it is absorbed.
  7. Top with cheese and put lid back on for a few minutes.
  8. Serve over lettuce.

30 minutes + healthy + 1 pot = dinnertime score

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One Pot Dinners: Quinoa Burrito Bowl makes a great 30 minute meal. |

Recipe ingredients were provided by Whole Foods Devon.


Heather McCurdy writes at Real: The Kitchen and Beyond, where she provides easy, affordable recipes for busy families, allowing women to embrace the budget and spend more time with their families without the guilt of needing perfection.

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