(Pronounced Keen-wah – a delicious gluten-free grain, similar to couscous)
1 cup Quinoa
2 cups Water
2 Tbl. Olive Oil
2 tsp. minced Garlic
½- 1 lb. Green Beans, ends snipped and beans cut or snapped)
3 Carrots, sliced thinly
2 Tbl. sliced Thyme leaves (Basil will work as well)
2 Tbl. Lemon Juice
Rinse Quinoa and then add water and bring to a boil. Let simmer for 15 minutes or until all of the water is absorbed.
While Quinoa is simmering, heat olive oil and sauté garlic, green beans, and carrots until tender.
Add remaining ingredients. Add the Quinoa last and serve..