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Author Notes: I made a huge batch of quinoa a month ago by accident (wasn't paying attention to directions), so after consulting google, determined I could freeze it & have since realized this is a great time saver for when I want to easily add some grain to a dish. I had been wanting to utilize summer vegetables & cannellini beans on hand, so was inspired here: http://tasty-yummies.com/2012/09/05/sprouted-quinoa-with-garlicky-kale-tomatoes-and-toasted-pine-nuts-gluten-free-vegan/ —rachel waters
Serves 3 - 4
- 1 cup cooked quinoa (red is my favorite)
- 1.5 cups cooked cannellini beans or 1 can of beans
- 1 bunch kale, rinsed & ripped into 1" piece, stems discarded
- 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes cut in half
- 2 - 3 clove garlic, diced
- 1 small yellow onion, diced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 1/4 cup nut of choice, raw or toasted (I used raw sunflower seeds)
- 1/4 cup goat or feta cheese crumbled (optional)
- Heat 1/2 olive oil in saute pan/cast iron skillet over med-heat. Once oil is shimmering, add onions, garlic, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes & cook until translucent, stirring frequently (3-4 min)
- Add kale pieces & remaining olive oil & toss together, stirring frequently (5 - 7 min), until kale is bright green & slightly wilted
- Turn down heat to low, add cherry tomatoes & toss gently (1- 2 minutes)
- Toss beans, quinoa & sauteed vegetables together with the lemon juice, top with nuts & cheese if desired, serve warm or room temperature. Enjoy!
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