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Green Beans with Quinoa Dates and Almonds - Vegan Recipe Video
|Green beans||10 Ounce (fresh or frozen baby beans)|
|Sliced almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cooked quinoa||3 Cup (48 tbs) (which is 3/4 cup of raw quinoa)|
|Sliced dates||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Olive oil||2 Tablespoon|
Calories 399 Calories from Fat 136
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16 g24%
Saturated Fat 1.4 g7.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 111.8 mg4.7%
Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.4%
Dietary Fiber 9.9 g39.8%
Sugars 19.3 g
Protein 10 g20.8%
Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 3.1%
Calcium 6.3% Iron 15.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. In a large pot, bring salted water to a rolling boil. Add beans and cook for 5-6 minutes if using fresh or 3-4 minutes if frozen. Do not overcook.
2. Remove beans from boiling water and immediately drop them in iced water. Let cool and then cut into 3 parts.
3. In a dry skillet, toast almonds for 2-3 minutes, constantly shaking the pan.
4. In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, green beans, almonds, and dates. Add lemon juice, olive oil, and salt. Toss well.
5. Serve and enjoy!