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Mango Quinoa Salad

Spice Islands®

Mango Quinoa Salad


  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes

12 servings


2 cups water

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup quinoa

3 mangoes, peeled and chopped

1 cup chopped cucumber

1/2 cup diced red bell pepper

1/3 cup chopped green onions

2 cups packed fresh baby spinach


1/4 cup Mazola® Corn Oil

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

1 tablespoon Patak's® Major Grey Chutney

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Fine Grind Black Pepper

1-1/2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Curry Powder

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Mustard

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Ginger


Heat water and salt in a medium saucepan; bring to boil.  Add quinoa and cook until tender but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally, about 12 minutes.

Remove from heat and let rest for 5 minutes.  Transfer to medium bowl. 

Add mango, cucumber, red pepper and onion to quinoa.  Mix well. 

To make dressing:
Blend oil, vinegar, chutney, black pepper, curry, mustard and ginger in a food processor.  Add 1/4 cup dressing to quinoa mixture.  Stir to coat. 

Spoon quinoa salad over spinach OR mix spinach with quinoa mixture.  Drizzle with remaining dressing. Chill if desired.   

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