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Makes: 2-4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • ½ cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups chopped red bell pepper (about 1 large pepper)
  • 2 cups chopped green bell pepper (about 1 large pepper)
  • 1 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
  • 2 15 ounce can white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups chopped fresh tomatoes with juices (about 4 large tomatoes)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 6 ounces fresh spinach, chopped



  • In a medium-sized pot, combine quinoa and 4 cups of water and place over high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover tightly and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add bell peppers, chipotle, beans, tomatoes, cumin, and oregano to the quinoa. Bring to a simmer and cook uncovered for about 10 minutes.
  • When chili is thick and quinoa is throwing off its tiny white haloes, stir in spinach and cook for 1 more minute or until wilted.


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New Life Hiking Spa & Wellness Retreat's 2020 season dates will be May 14 - October 5.
Please make your reservation on this website. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-802-353-2954.