Quinoa & Chicken Enchilada Skillet

Number of Servings: 4 (379 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 45 min.
Quinoa and Chicken Enchilada Skillet

If you’re looking for a flavorful dinner that can be on the table in 45 minutes, look no further. You’ll love every bite of this delicious, hassle-free meal.


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, sliced
  • ¾ cup quinoa
  • 1 cup enchilada sauce
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 1 cup no-salt-added black beans, rinsed
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 avocado
  • ⅓ cup fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ tsp. salt


  1. Heat oil in large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and sear on both sides, about 1 minute per side.
  2. Add quinoa, enchilada sauce, water, pepper, garlic powder and cumin.
  3. Bring the mixture to a simmer. Cover and cook until most of the liquid is gone and the quinoa is soft (about 12 minutes). Stir in black beans and zest.
  4. While quinoa is cooking, place lime juice, avocado, cilantro, almond milk and salt in a blender or food processor. Blend until well combined.
  5. Serve hot, topped with the avocado sauce.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 379 g

Amount per serving
Calories 450
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.5g 22%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 400mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 12g 43%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 1g Added Sugars 2%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 8g
Protein 31g
Vitamin D 0.3mcg 0%
Calcium 136.5mg 10%
Iron 4.3mg 20%
Potassium 1125mg 25%
Vitamin A 36.4mcg 4%
Vitamin C 33.3mg 35%
Vitamin E 4.3mg 25%
Vitamin K 20.4mcg 15%
Thiamin 0.4mg 35%
Riboflavin 0.4mg 30%
Niacin 16.4mg 100%
Vitamin B6 1.1mg 60%
Folate 176.9mcg 44%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 8%
Biotin 1.8mcg 6%
Chloride 9.1mg 0%
Pantothenate 2.4mg 40%
Phosphorus 433.6mg 35%
Iodine 1.3mcg 0%
Magnesium 139.4mg 35%
Zinc 2.5mg 20%
Selenium 23.8mcg 45%
Copper 0.5mg 45%
Manganese 1mg 45%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 33.7mcg 80%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Enchilada Sauce (tomatoes, Onion, Water, Non-gmo Canola Oil, Jalapeno, Garlic, Chipotle, Cilantro, Spices, Cane Sugar, Kosher Salt, Citric Acid, Coarse Ground Black Pepper), Avocado, Black Beans, Unsweetened Almond Milk (almondmilk (filtered Water, Almonds), Tricalcium Phosphate, Sea Salt, Gellan Gum, Dipotassium Phosphate, Xanthan Gum, Sunflower Lecithin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-alpha Tocopherol (natural Vitamin E)), Whole Grain Quinoa, Green Bell Pepper, Water, Lime Juice, Olive Oil, Cilantro, Lime Zest, Garlic Powder, Salt, Cumin.

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