5-ingredient Mexican Quinoa

5-ingredient Mexican Quinoa

5-ingredient Mexican Quinoa

Created by Simply Quinoa for the 2015 Blogger Ambassador Program This 5-ingredient Mexican Quinoa is a festive, colorful, and delicious dish made with Ancient Harvest.

Prep Time: 5
Total Time: 15


  • 1 cup fresh (or frozen) corn kernels
  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans
  • 3 cups cooked Ancient Harvest Quinoa, any variety
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup jarred salsa
  • Cilantro to garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Add corn and black beans and cook until corn is tender, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add quinoa and cumin and stir to combine. Cook until quinoa is hot and begins to get a little crunchy, stirring constantly, about 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in salsa and cook until everything is combined and quinoa begins to dry out a little more, about 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool for 5 to 10 minutes, then fluff with a fork and serve. Optional: garnish with cilantro.
Servings: 4-6