Black Bean Quinoa Picadillo Taco Filling

Lay out a beautiful and festive taco bar for your Cinco de Mayo party this year, and feature this succulent taco filling as the star!

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Black Bean Quinoa Picadillo Taco Filling

Black Bean Quinoa Picadillo Taco Filling
Recipe Type: Entree
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: Foodieaholic
Serves: 6-8
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, small dice
  • 1 roasted red pepper, seeded and dice
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped very small
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chipotle in adobo
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • ½ cup pitted black olives, chopped
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
Instructions
  1. Rinse and drain quinoa.
  2. In a saucepan, bring 2 cups of water and quinoa up to a boil. Add sea salt to taste.
  3. Cover and reduce heat to low simmer and cook until water is absorbed. Set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium heat and cook onions & jalapenos for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add garlic, chipotle, chili powder, cumin & smoked paprika.
  6. Stir and cook another 2 minutes, then add the red peppers, beans, canned tomatoes, oregano, olives, capers and raisins.
  7. Turn up heat to high, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  8. Mix in quinoa, add sea salt & pepper to taste and stir in the vinegar and cilantro.
  9. Serve with taco shells and your favorite taco toppings.

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Thanks to Fancy Girl Table for submitting this great recipe! Also try their delicious Mexican Roasted Potatoes featured on FOODIEaholic!

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