Are you following the DASH Diet and looking for delicious and healthy meal options? Look no further than this Hearty Instant Pot Quinoa Chili!
This recipe is perfect for those who want a quick and easy meal that’s both satisfying and packed with nutrient-rich ingredients. Made in the Instant Pot, it’s ready in just 20 minutes, making it an excellent option for those hectic weeknights.
Loaded with quinoa, beans, and veggies, this chili is free from gluten, dairy, and animal products, making it a perfect fit for the DASH Diet. Plus, it’s bursting with flavor and will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
So if you’re looking for a tasty and healthy meal that’s easy to make and follows the DASH Diet, give this Hearty Instant Pot Quinoa Chili a try. Your taste buds (and your waistline) will thank you! If you’re not sure what the DASH diet is, continue here.
Discovering This DASH Diet Chili Crock Pot Recipe
It was a chilly autumn evening, and I wanted to make something that was both comforting and healthy. I decided to try this recipe, and it did not disappoint!
As I started cooking, the aroma of chili powder, cumin, and smoked paprika filled the kitchen, making my mouth water.
I added in the chopped veggies and let them cook until they were soft and fragrant. Then I added the beans, tomatoes, quinoa, and vegetable broth to the pot set the Instant Pot to high pressure for 10 minutes, and let it do its thing.
As the pressure released, I couldn’t wait to dig in. I ladled the chili into bowls and garnished them with fresh cilantro and lime wedges. The result was a hearty and flavorful dish that was packed with healthy ingredients.
My family loved it so much that they went back for seconds (and even thirds!). It was a meal that brought us all together and warmed us up on a chilly night. Whenever I make this Hearty Instant Pot Quinoa Chili, it brings back memories of that special family dinner and the joy of cooking something healthy and delicious for the ones I love.
Let’s Start Cooking Hearty Instant Pot Quinoa Chili recipe
Are you looking for a quick and easy meal that’s delicious, healthy, and packed with nutrients? Look no further than this Hearty Instant Pot Quinoa Chili recipe!
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
- 1 green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 can diced tomatoes
- 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- Lime wedges for serving
This chili is so simple to make in the Instant Pot, and it’s perfect for busy weeknights or any time you need a quick and healthy meal. And the best part? It’s so flavorful and satisfying you won’t even realize it’s good for you!
Here’s how to make it:
- Turn on the Instant Pot to the sauté mode and heat the olive oil.
- Add the onion, garlic, and peppers to the pot and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the vegetables soften.
- Add the chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper to the pot and stir to combine.
- Add the diced tomatoes, black beans, kidney beans, quinoa, and vegetable broth to the pot and stir to combine.
- Secure the lid and set the Instant Pot to the manual high-pressure mode for 10 minutes.
- Allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes, then carefully use the quick-release valve to release the remaining pressure.
- Serve hot, garnished with fresh cilantro and lime wedges.
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes
Kcal: 375 kcal | Servings: 4 servings
This recipe is perfect for those following the DASH Diet
It’s packed with healthy ingredients like quinoa and vegetables and free from gluten, dairy, and animal products. It’s also great for meal planning and meal prep, as it makes four servings that can be easily reheated throughout the week.
To make it even more delicious, try topping it with some avocado, sour cream (or vegan sour cream), or shredded cheese (or vegan cheese) for added creaminess and flavor. And feel free to adjust the spices to your liking – this chili can be as mild or as spicy as you want it to be!
So there you have it, moms – a simple and healthy recipe that your whole family will love. Give it a try, and let us know what you think!