Recipe By: Jessica K. Black, N.D.
Category: Vegetables
This Recipe Makes: 6 Serving(s)

Simple green beans never tasted so good. This dish offers a great way to get some green vegetables into your family members’ diets.

What you’ll need
2 tbsp. olive oil1/2 tsp. black or yellow mustard seeds, available in the bulk herb section of most health-food stores1/2 cube(s) of peeled ginger, sliced julienne thin1/4 cup water1 lb green beans, washed and trimmed1/2 tsp. ground cumin1/4 tsp. tumeric1 tsp. sea salt2 tbsp. minced fresh cilantro1 med lemon with juice squeezed out (keep the juice, throw away the lemon)

Step 1
Saute mustard seeds and ginger in olive oil over moderate heat until mustard seeds begin to pop.
Step 2
Add the beans and stir-fry over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add the water, cover tightly, and simmer for 5 minutes.
Step 3
Remove the lid when most of the water has evaporated. Add all remaining ingredients except lemon juice, and continue cooking until the beans are warm but still slightly crispy.
Step 4
Add the lemon juice just before serving. Serve warm.