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Mango Quinoa Salad

Posted On: February 18, 2019

Winter, summer, spring or fall, preparing a colorful salad is a quick way to ensure your body receives a variety of vital and beneficial nutrients. Kick aside the leafy greens for once and take your tastebuds somewhere exotic with our beloved Mango Quinoa Salad recipe. A rollercoaster of textures and fresh flavors, this salad is quick to prepare and easy to pack upfor a tasty lunch at the office or in between classes. Scoop it up with chips or serve on the side of scrambled eggs or a grilled steak. The options for this protein and fiber-packed dishare endless, and proof that salads don’t have to go into hibernation during winter.

 

 

Servings:4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quinoa (cooked)
  • 1/2 cup diced bell pepper (red or orange)
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 1 cup diced mango
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 2 TB lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • Parsley or mint for garnishing

How to Make it

  1. Add warm quinoa, bell pepper and beans to a large mixing or salad bowl. Toss well.
  2. Add diced mango, olive oil, and lemon juice to mixture. Toss gently so as not to mash the mango.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Garnish with sprigs of parsley or mint leaves after plating.
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