Sauteed Green Beans with Quinoa & Lemon

From the Miami hot spot Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

GMA Recipes
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound green beans, washed and trimmed
  • Juice from half a lemon
  • Cooking Directions

    In a medium stock pot bring 3 cups water to a boil. Add quinoa, reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered 10-15 minutes or until soft, when the grains have cracked open. Add salt, strain and set aside.

    Heat a 10" sautéed pan on high heat, add two teaspoons olive oil. When the oil is hot add green beans, then another teaspoon of olive oil. Cook for 2-3 minutes on high heat. Add quinoa and stir.

    Finish with lemon juice. Serve.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: green beans, quinoa, lemon

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