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Mango Quinoa Salad

With Mazola® Rightblend Oil

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SERVING SIZE

12 SERVINGS

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TOTAL TIME

45 MINUTES

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SKILL LEVEL

BEGINNER

Ingredients:

  • 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

DRESSING:

  • 1/4 cup Mazola RightBlend Oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Patak’s Major Grey Chutney
  • 1/4 teaspoon black fine grind pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Instructions:

  1. 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.
  2. Remove from heat and let rest for 5 minutes. Transfer to medium bowl.
  3. Add mango, cucumber, red pepper and onion to quinoa. Mix well.

To make dressing:

  1. 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.
  2. Spoon quinoa salad over spinach OR mix spinach with quinoa mixture. Drizzle with remaining dressing. Chill if desired.
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