Quinoa-Mango-Salad

Quinoa-Mango Salad

Quinoa-Mango-Salad
Photo Credits: I &hearts via allrecipes.com

Quinoa is a healthy grain that’s consumed in seed form. It’s rich in protein and is a boon for people going for a wheat-free diet. Combine quinoa with some the tangy flavour of mango and pungent flavour of curry for a delicious, light and healthy salad you’ll want to have over and over again.

Ingredients

  • Quinoa                                                   3/4 cup
  • Mango, peeled, seeded and diced             1
  • Green onions, chopped                            3
  • Vegetable or chicken stock                      1-1/2 cups
  • Curry powder                                          1-1/2 teaspoons
  • Garlic powder                                         1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt and pepper                                       To per taste

Procedure

  1. Place a deep saucepan over high heat and pour the vegetable / chicken stock in it.
  2. Add quinoa, garlic powder, curry powder, salt and pepper and bring the stock to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the saucepan and simmer for 15 – 20 minutes until the quinoa becomes soft and cooked through.
  4. Transfer the ready quinoa into a shallow dish and allow it to cool down to room temperature.
  5. Toss it with the mango and green onions and serve at room temperature.

Preparation Time: 3o minutes

Serves: 4

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