Tex-Mex Chicken Quinoa

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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2 tablespoons salsa

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon chili powder

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Salt and freshly ground black pepper 

1 teaspoon olive oil

1/4 cup diced red onion

1/2 cup cooked chicken, roughly chopped

1/2 cup cooked quinoa

1/4 cup black beans

Suggested toppings: diced avocado, shredded cheese, chopped fresh cilantro, freshly squeezed lime juice


  1. In a large mug or small bowl, combine the oil and red onion. Microwave until softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the chicken, quinoa, beans, salsa, cumin, chili powder and salt and pepper to taste then stir and microwave for another minute or two. Serve with toppings of your choice.