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Summer Vegetable and Black Bean Grain Bowls
with pineapple salsa

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Topped with Sriracha mayonnaise and fresh pineapple salsa, these hearty vegetarian grain bowls include the same bold flavors as tonight's original meal. We last featured this meal in 2018.

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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Summer Vegetable and Black Bean Grain Bowls:
  • Quinoa, uncooked - 2/3 cup
  • Stock, any type - 1 1/3 cup
  • Jalapenos - 1, diced
  • Shallots - 2 cloves, diced
  • Green beans - 12 oz, 1” / 2.5 cm pieces
  • Corn kernels, fresh or frozen - 1 cup
  • Pineapple, fresh - 1 cup, finely diced
  • Vinegar, rice - 2 tsp
  • Beans, black (14 oz / 397 g) - 1 can, drained and rinsed
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
Sriracha Mayo:
  • Mayonnaise - 6 Tbsp
  • Sriracha - 2 tsp (sub any hot sauce)
  • Lime juice - 1 tsp

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Prep

  1. Quinoa - Combine quinoa with stock in a saucepan. Add some salt. Bring to a boil covered. Lower heat, keep covered, and cook until liquid is absorbed, 8 to 10 minutes. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

  2. Make Sriracha mayo - Whisk together mayonnaise, Sriracha, and lime juice. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

  3. Jalapenos / Shallots / Green beans - Prep as directed. Combine jalapenos and shallots in one container. Store green beans in a separate container. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

  4. Corn - If using fresh corn, slice off cobs. (Skip if using frozen corn.) (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

  5. Pineapple - Finely dice pineapple. (Can be done up to 2 days ahead)

  6. Make salsa - Combine pineapple with jalapenos, shallots, and rice vinegar.

  7. Beans - Drain and rinse.

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Make

  1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add cooking oil and then green beans and corn. Saute until tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Add black beans and saute just until heated through, ~1 minute more.

  2. If quinoa was made ahead, reheat in the microwave just to take the chill off.

  3. Assemble grain bowls by dividing quinoa and then green bean / corn / black bean mixture between serving bowls. Top with pineapple salsa and drizzle with Sriracha mayo. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (19)
Gluten-free (1)
Paleo (3)
Vegetarian (12)

Most Helpful

Subbed different kinds of mushrooms for the black beans. Pretty tasty, flavorful option for lunches.

By: Angela
Posted: Jul 07, 2022
Diet: Vegetarian
1 Helpful

16 reviews

Doubled salsa and black beans, more greenbeans and corn too! Big hit.

By: Mark
Posted: Aug 08, 2022
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

Beans salad was ok, but could have used more flavor. Pineapple salsa was excellent! We picked good sausages, so they were definitely tasty. :-)

By: Jennifer
Posted: Aug 06, 2022
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

The grains and veggies were good, the salsa was excellent, but I do not like a mayo based dressing.

By: Caitlin
Posted: Jul 31, 2022
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

The condiments were just meh. I was the only one who ate them and the rest of the family had mustard. We used our favorite KS brats though so dinner was just fine.

By: Andrew
Posted: Jul 13, 2022
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Really didn’t love the salad.

By: Brittany
Posted: Jul 10, 2022
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Made it with vegan sausage and Mayo and it was delicious!

By: Delaney
Posted: Jul 10, 2022
Diet: Paleo
0 Helpful