Healthy Quinoa Nachos

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa (~1/2 cup dry quinoa + 1 cup water )
  • 3 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1/3 red onion, finely diced
  • 1 can sweet yellow corn
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1t salt
  • 1/2 lime (juice)
  • optional: 2-3 tablespoons finely diced jalapeƱo
  • optional: 1 can black beans


  1. Begin by cooking quinoa. In a medium size pot, bring 1 cup water and 1/2 cup quinoa to a rolling boil. Then, turn down to simmer and cover for about 15 minutes or until all of the water is evaporated. Transfer quinoa into a tupperware and place in refrigerator to cool.
  2. Next, prepare veggies. Finley dice tomatoes and onion and mix together in a large bowl. Then, chop fresh cilantro and add to mixture along with a can of corn. Once the quinoa has cooled, add into mixture and give a final mix.
  3. Season with salt and lime juice.


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