I woke up slightly earlier than usual today and among other things luxuriated in the possibility of making myself a fabulous lunch box for later on in the day. I envisioned thanking myself for it later too, as one does.
This is what I made:
You will need (2 portions):
1 cup quinoa
1/2 cup chopped chorizo
1 cup French beans
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan
salt & pepper to taste
Rinse the quinoa under running water then dry fry in a pan until it starts to roast and darkens in colour.
Add the chorizo and fry for 2 minutes, stirring.
Add enough water to cover and cook for about 15 minutes.
Add the French beans, salt and pepper and cook for another 5 minutes. Add more water if necessary if this has dried up.
Add the Parmesan and stir once again – taste to check garnish.
Serve hot or cold.