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Quinoa Taco Meat

  • Author: Fork & Beans
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 7 mins
  • Total Time: 12 mins
  • Yield: Fills approx. 6 tacos


  • 1/2 c. uncooked quinoa (cooked with 1 c. vegetable broth)
  • 2 Tbsp. green chiles, canned
  • 2 Tbsp. thinly chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 of an onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/21 tsp. cumin (depending on your taste preference)
  • 1/2 tsp. ancho chile pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • pinch of sea salt


  1. In a skillet, saute the onion with oil for about 3-5 minutes. Add green chiles and stir.
  2. Add cumin, paprika, ancho chile pepper, cayenne, and salt. Mix into quinoa and cook another minute. Stir in cilantro last.
  3. Stuff into these AMAZING homemade gluten free tortillas and serve with favorite taco toppings.