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Healthy Crockpot Enchilada Quinoa

Heidi Davison
This Crockpot Enchilada Quinoa is easy to make, is healthy, and tastes amazing! It is great to make for meal plans, large family dinners, or to take to a sick friend.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 15 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 -8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1.5 cups uncooked quinoa
  • 15 oz can black beans drained
  • 12 oz bag frozen corn
  • 15 oz can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers seeds optional for heat
  • 1 12 oz bottle enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 3 chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Optional: diced tomatoes for topping

Instructions
 

  • Brown meat in large saute pan and transfer to slow cooker
  • Add all ingredients through coriander.
  • Turn Crockpot to HIGH and cook 3 hours.
  • When liquid is absorbed, mix half the cheese in quinoa and other half on top.
  • Top with green onions and cilantro.
  • Replace lid until cheese melts.
  • Serve warm and top with chopped tomatoes.