(Friday Edition) Envirotech Tasty Thursd

(Friday Edition) Envirotech Tasty Thursday-Black Bean and Quinoa Enchilada Bake

I wanted to try this before posting and it was really good!

4 Chicken Breast
1 Cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
2 Cups chicken stock
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Small onion, diced
3 Cloves garlic, minced
1 Jalapeno, diced and seeds removed
1 Red pepper, diced
1 Orange pepper, diced
Juice of 1 small lime
1 Teaspoon ground cumin
1 Tablespoon chili powder
1/3 Cup chopped cilantro
2 (15oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
2 Cups homemade enchilada sauce (you can used caned as well, 15 oz)

1. Preheat oven to 400. Grease a 9X13 baking dish with coconut oil cooking spray and set aside.
2. Cook quinoa per packages instructions.
3. While quinoa is cooking, in a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic, jalapenos and peppers. Saute until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the lime juice, cumin, chili powder, cilantro, salt and pepper, Stir to combine.
4. Add the cooked quinoa, black beans and sauteed vegetables mixture to your baking dish and stir to combine.
5. Place the chicken breast on top the quinoa mixture. Drizzle with oil and salt and pepper.
6. Pour in the enchilada sauce over the chicken.
7. Cover the pan with foil. Bake for 15 minutes, then remove foil and bake an additional 15 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked and juices run clear.

This is a delicious meal, compliments of Terri Gallet.

Envirotech Tasty Thursday- Slow Cooker E

Envirotech Tasty Thursday- Slow Cooker Enchilada Soup

2 Boneless, Skinless chicken breast
2 Cups chicken stock
1 1/4 Cup enchilada sauce (homemade or store bought)
2 (14 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (14 ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, with juice
1 (4 ounce) can diced green chilies
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 white onion, diced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
NOTE-Please feel free to add fresh cilantro, diced avocado, shredded cheese, sour cream or tortilla strips/chips to garnish.

1. Sauté the garlic and onion over medium high heat until onion is translucent (light can pass through it).
2. Add remaining ingredients to slow cooker, along with cooked onion and garlic and stir to combine. Cook for 3-4 hours on high heat or 6-8 hours on low heat, until the chicken is cooked through and shreds easy.

Homemade Enchilada Sauce Directions:

2 Tbsp. coconut oil
2 Tbsp. whole wheat or gluten free flour
4 Tbsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. oregano
2 Cups chicken stock

Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add flour and stir together over the heat for about one minute. Add the remaining seasonings and stir.

Courtesy: Terri Gallet