One Pot Vegan Mexican Freekeh

In one pot, cook up a delicious vegan dinner with the superfood freekeh, beans, tomatoes, corn and Mexican spices.

One Pot Vegan Mexican Freekeh Recipe

We all love an easy one pot dish.

What’s even better than an easy one pot dish? A healthy AND easy one pot dish, packed with the hottest new superfood, Freekeh!

Vegan Mexican Freekeh Recipe

Freekeh has many benefits, it’s high in protein and fiber, it’s versatile and it cooks in only 10 minutes, making it an easy go-to for breakfast, lunch or dinner in a hurry!

Mexican Freekeh Recipe

For this recipe, I mixed the organic ancient grain with beans, tomatoes, corn and Mexican spices for a flavorful meal that is super easy to prepare!

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One Pot Vegan Mexican Freekeh Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup onion (diced)
  • ½ cup red bell pepper (diced)
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 jalapeno (diced)
  • 1 cup Village Harvest Freekeh
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 (15 oz) can kidney beans
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 avocado (diced)

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.

When the oil is hot, add the onion, bell pepper, garlic and jalapeno, saute for 3-4 minutes.

One Pot Vegan Freekeh Recipe

Add the freekeh, corn, tomatoes, kidney beans, kosher salt, cumin, chili powder & oregano.

One Pot Mexican Freekeh Recipe

Pour the vegetable broth over the top.

One Pot Mexican Freekeh Recipe

Stir to combine, and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat to low and simmer covered for 45 minutes, or until all of the liquid has been absorbed.

Remove from the heat and top with the fresh cilantro and avocado.

One Pot Mexican Freekeh Recipe

Vegan Mexican Freekeh

One Pot Mexican Freekeh Recipe

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Vegan Mexican Freekeh Recipe

♣ Vegetarian Option: This recipe is vegetarian (and vegan!)

One Pot Vegan Mexican Freekeh

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Serving Size: 2 (as meal) - 4 (as side dish)

One Pot Vegan Mexican Freekeh

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup onion (diced)
  • ½ cup red bell pepper (diced)
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 jalapeno (diced)
  • 1 cup Village Harvest Freekeh
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 (15 oz) can kidney beans
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 avocado (diced)

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. When the oil is hot, add the onion, bell pepper, garlic and jalapeno, saute for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the freekeh, corn, tomatoes, kidney beans, kosher salt, cumin, chili powder & oregano.
  4. Pour the vegetable broth over the top.
  5. Stir to combine, and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat to low and simmer covered for 45 minutes, or until all of the liquid has been absorbed.
  7. Remove from the heat and top with the fresh cilantro and avocado.
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One Pot Vegan Mexican Freekeh Recipe