Quinoa Salad with Mango and Walnuts

Quick-cooking quinoa is combined with mango, red pepper and walnuts for a tasty, healthful salad.

Recipe courtesy California Walnuts

 

Quinoa Salad with Mango and Walnuts
Servings
4servings
Servings
4servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
    Dressing
    1. In medium bowl, whisk together yogurt, lime juice, ginger, curry, salt, pepper and oil. Set aside.
    Salad
    1. Add quinoa to a large saucepan of boiling salted water. Cook 10 minutes. Pour quinoa into a fine strainer, reserving cooking liquid. Return cooking liquid to pan and place quinoa, in strainer, over cooking liquid. Cover with lid or foil and continue to steam about 10 minutes more or until quinoa is tender. Let cool.
    2. In bowl, combine quinoa and dressing until well combined. Gently stir in mango, red pepper, green onion, chilies, mint and walnuts.
    Recipe Notes

    Per serving: 12.7 g protein, 37.2 g fat, 57.1 g carbohydrates, 6.1 mg iron, 127 mg calcium, 770 mg sodium, 7.8 g fibre, 582 calories. Excellent source of vitamins A, C and B6, folacin, magnesium, iron, zinc.