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California Quinoa Salad
California Quinoa Salad – a Whole Foods Market copycat recipe, full of delicious ingredients and super good for you. Simply Delish!
Course: SaladCuisine: American Servings: 4 Calories: 496kcal Author: Joanna Cismaru
1/2 cup quinoa dry
1 cup water to cook quinoa
1 large mango chopped in small pieces
1/4 small red onion chopped
1/2 red bell pepper chopped
3/4 cup shredded coconut unsweetened
3/4 cup almond slices or slivers, toasted if preferred
1 cup raisins
1 cup shelled edamame thawed if frozen
1/4 cup cilantro chopped, or parsley if you don’t like cilantro
4 tbsp lime juice from 2 limes
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
Cook the quinoa according to package instructions. Let cool.
Whisk all the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl.
In a large bowl toss all the salad ingredients together including the cooled quinoa and add the dressing. Toss it well and serve cold.
Will keep around 5 days in the fridge.
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
Serving: 254g | Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 845mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 10.7% | Vitamin C: 34% | Calcium: 10.1% | Iron: 22.2%