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Mango Quinoa Salad -Thai Inspired

Mango Quinoa Salad -Thai Inspired


  • Author: Jessica Penner, RD
  • Prep Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Total Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

A tasty Thai inspired mango quinoa salad filled with juicy mangoes; crisp red peppers, and creamy cashews; good for your health and soul!


Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 2 mangoes
  • softened to room temperature
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 cup cashews

Dressing

  • ½ cup mango or orange juice
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 thai chili, chopped finely

Instructions

  1. Place the uncooked quinoa and 2 cups of water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil then simmer until cooked.
  2. Meanwhile, chop the mangoes, red pepper, cilantro, red onion and cashews into bite size pieces. Place in large bowl.
  3. Combine the dressing ingredients in small bowl then pour into larger bowl. Stir to coat pieces.
  4. Once the quinoa has cooked, allow to cool for a few minutes then add to the large bowl.
  5. Place in fridge until salad has cooled.
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