Quinoa Con Carne with Sweet Potato Chips

Quinoa Con Carne with Sweet Potato Chips

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinner
Servings 6


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 cups of quinoa
  • 2 cups of vegetable stock
  • 400 grams tin of cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 400 gtams tin black beans (or kidney beans), rinsed and drained
  • 2 - 400g tins diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups corn (tinned or frozen work fine)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Organic corn chips OR sweet potato chips


    Choose whichever toppings are loved by your family! We will always at least use these:

    • Squeeze of fresh lime
    • Coconut yogurt
    • Chopped fresh coriander
    • Diced Avocado (tip – add this just prior to serving. Do not store leftovers with avocado as it tends to go a bit yucky)

    Additional topping ideas:

    • Cucumber
    • Capsicum
    • Cherry tomatoes (halved or quartered)


    • Rinse quinoa well until water runs clear.
    • Warm olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
    • Add garlic and cook until fragrant.
    • Add quinoa, stock, cannellini beans, black beans, tin tomatoes, corn, and spices and stir well.
    • Bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat and simmer for approx 20 minutes or until quinoa is cooked through.
    • Serve with either organic corn chips or sweet potato chips.
    • Add your favorite toppings and enjoy!
    Keyword Quinoa