Quinoa Mango Salad

This salad is great on its own or as a protein-rich meatless side dish!

~ Gluten & Dairy Free ~

8 Servings as a side dish

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes



3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed and uncooked 

2 cups of water

1 fresh mango, cut into small pieces 

3/4 cup red and yellow peppers

1/2 cup cucumber, chopped

1/2 cup almonds, sliced

1/4 cup raisins

1/3 cup carrots, chopped

1 fresh avocado, cut into pieces

1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 

Ingredients for sauce:

1 tbsp white wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar

1 freshly squeezed lime

2 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp mango juice (optional) 

1 tbsp pure maple syrup

1) Rinse 3/4 cup of quinoa. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil, add quinoa, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 10 more minutes.

2) In a large add chopped bell peppers, cucumber, raisins, carrots, avocado, shredded coconut. Once the quinoa has cooled add it to the vegetables.


3) In a small dish mix together the sauce and pour over the vegetables and quinoa.


Store in the fridge, serve cold!


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