Quick & Easy Quinoa w/ Green Beans

Quinoa Brown Rice and Green Beans

Prep time is diminished with this pack of cooked quinoa & brown rice.


  • 2 cups frozen green beans – snapped about 1/2 inch
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 package Seeds of Change Garlic Quinoa & Brown Rice
  • 1/2 Tbs. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup small cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 small avocado (optional; however really adds flavor and texture)
  • pinch of sea salt
  • fresh ground pepper to taste


  1. Let the frozen green beans thaw out, if not using fresh. Add the olive oil and red onion to a medium sized pan and sauté for about 2 minutes.
  2. Add the green beans and sprinkle a pinch of sea salt. Sauté for another couple minutes.
  3. Heat the Quinoa & Brown Rice as directed by the package.  Remove the hot mixture carefully and add to the sauté pan. Stir the mixture to mix the flavors. 
  4. Add the cherry tomatoes and avocado with the quinoa mixture. Sprinkle on fresh ground pepper.  


~Eat as a side dish or main meatless meal.

~Use a different green vegetable of your choice.

~Add a splash of balsamic vinegar.