Dia De Los Muertos Kali Style

         Happy Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead!


Dia De Los Muertos is such an underrated holiday! While most people indulge on Halloween treats, I veer towards the celebrations and festivities of Dia De Los Muertos. This mexican holiday has inspired me to find a Quinoa Black Bean Taco Salad Recipe adapted from The First Year Blog with a Kali Crisps Spin! Instead of tortilla chips, insert Kali Crisps  into your spicy fiesta salad!


- 1 & 1/2 cups cooked quinoa (about 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa)
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 medium onion, diced
-3 cloves garlic, finely minced
- 1 cup vegetable broth or chicken broth
- 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes with green chilis, undrained
- 1 & 1/2 tsp chili powder- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 1 & 1/2 cups frozen corn - 2 (15 oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
- juice of 1 lime- 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
- Chopped lettuce/spinach
- Cheese
- Avacado
- Fresh tomatoes
- Salsa
- and of course Kali Crisps, try our Original Parmesean Crisps or our newest flavor, Tomato Basil Crisps!


Kali Crisps can be purchased at your local Whole Foods!
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What to Do:
- Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick saucepan over medium high heat. Also prepare the quinoa in a separate pot as directed on the package.
- Once hot, add onion and saute until golden and tender, about 3 minutes.
- Add in garlic and saute 30 seconds longer.
- Stir in the broth, diced tomatoes, cooked quinoa, chili powder, cumin, paprika, cayenne, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat, cover saucepan with lid and simmer about 20 minutes, until mixture has thickened.
- Stir in the corn and black beans and simmer, uncovered 5 – 10 minutes, stirring occasionally
- Mix in the lime juice and cilantro.
- Make a bed of lettuce and add your toppings! Don’t forget the Kali Crisps!


         Hope you enjoy this salad as much as I did!

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