Quinoa Black Bean Dinner Bowl Recipe

Quinoa dinner bowls are a delicious and simple plant based meal to cook. If you are looking for a quick tasty meal, this is the perfect recipe!

Cook Time: 20-30 minutes

Serves: 2-3


I didn’t end up using the potatoes
  • 1 cup Quiona
  • 1/2 cup black beans (Cooked)4-6 
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 2 handfuls of kale
  • 6-8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1-2 Bell Peppers
  • Salt 



  1. Add 1 cup quinoa to metal pan and heat quinoa on stove until you starting to hear popping and quinoa turns a golden brown color (2-4 minutes depending on stove heat)
  2. Add 2 cups water to pan (quinoa will start to boil right away be aware) and add a pinch or two of salt
  3. Reduce stove heat to low and add cover to pan. Cook for 20 minutes
  4. Cut bell pepper and saute on stove while quinoa cooks (5-10 minutes) 
  5. Heat up black beans and corn 
  6. Chop kale and cherry tomatoes
  7. Mix quinoa, bell peppers, corn, black beans, kale, and tomatoes and enjoy!
Related: Vegan Banana Blueberry Pancakes 

Extra Notes


This dish was super easy to make. I probably should have added a little more salt and it would have benefited from some extra sauce such as some pico de gallo or mango salsa. However, this was a tasty dinner bowl and it was very filling. 

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