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Quinoa and Mango Salad

Quinoa and Mango Salad

Ready in 40 minutes
9 review(s) averaging 4.6. 78% would make again

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yummy warm or chilled. You can add some fresh squeezed lemon juice to this also. If no parsley I have made it with chives, and tarragon (fresh)

"I just made this again, and I used a tofu salad dressing (that I had pre-made from my vita-mix cookbook) for most of the "dressing" It was again, so amazing!"

- Robilin

Ingredients

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1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 T+1 t white vinegar
1 Cup quinoa
2 c broth; chicken or veg
2 each mango; peeled and cubed
1/2 c green onion; sliced
1/2 c dried cranberries or cherries
1/4 c fresh parsley; chopped

Original recipe makes 8 Servings

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Preparation

Place quinoa in mesh strainer and rinse well. cook in saucepan with broth. bring to boil, then cover and simmer until water is absorbed and there is a "ring" of quinoa around edge of pan (approx 10-13 min). Stir, let stand, covered, 15 min. Transfer to large bowl; cover and cool in refrigerator for an hour. If you intend to serve warm skip this step.

For dressing: combine oil, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper to taste in small bowl; use whisk until blended. Pour over quinoa mixture, mix to blend flavors.

When ready to serve: add mango, green onions, cranberries and parsley to quinoa.

Notes

you can add a little mayo (wasabi is good) to this as well, and I may add some agave to the oil/vinegar combo.

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YUM! photo by heatherinbrooklyn heatherinbrooklyn

photo by Robilin Robilin

photo by Seraphina1 Seraphina1

Quinoa and Mango Salad photo by jordanbigoven jordanbigoven

Made with dried cranberries and cilantro photo by elenafeldbaum elenafeldbaum

Calories Per Serving: 183 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

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Fast, delicious and easy to modify based on what is on hand. (I used baby spinach for the leafy green). Definitely going in the recipe box!
Seraphina1 7 months ago
Husband loved it. This recipe makes eating healthy fun and delish.
hutchmama 7 months ago
Aimeelady 10 months ago
Awesome! My family loves this recipe. I am making it again. Perfect just the way it is.
Ginger3139 1 year ago
toddellenson 1 year ago
Thanks for sharing this recipe! Such a wonderful combination! I used cilantro in place of parsley and absolutely loved it.
elenafeldbaum 1 year ago
Excellent recipe. Loved it cold, would be great for picnics!
MStu 2 years ago
I just made this again, and I used a tofu salad dressing (that I had pre-made from my vita-mix cookbook) for most of the 'dressing' It was again, so amazing!
Robilin 2 years ago
I posted the recipe. It is from a cookbook I use often, 'Incredibly easy Gluten free recipes'
Robilin 3 years ago
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