White Bean and Quinoa Chilli

April 9th, 201511:01 pm @


Looking for a quick and delicious vegetarian meal for the family this weekend?

I made a pot of this goodness last weekend and it was a hit! And its a great left over!



Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes


  • 500 gram bottle of white beans – you can use red beans if you like, low sodium, rinsed
  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked, rinsed
  • 3 cups vegetable stock, low sodium
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 punet of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 large green chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 2-3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt



Place all ingredients in a large pot. Turn heat to medium/high and bring to a rolling boil. Then, cover and let simmer on low for about an hour. Serve with a green salad.

Recipe adapted from: