Recipe By: Jessica K. Black, N.D.
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)
Saute mustard seeds and ginger in olive oil over moderate heat until mustard seeds begin to pop.
Add the beans and stir-fry over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add the water, cover tightly, and simmer for 5 minutes.
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.
Add the lemon juice just before serving. Serve warm.