Quinoa Salad with Mango, Avocado and Sweet Lime Vinaigrette

I love quinoa… I love mango… and I love avocado. So, why not combine all of these delicious ingredients together for a perfect little quinoa salad?¬†That’s how I created this simple yet satisfying dish; it’s refreshing with a hint of sweetness, and full of vitamins, minerals and healthy fat. Dig in!

Quinoa, Mango and Avocado Salad with Sweet Lime Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

For the salad:

  • 1 small mango, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1/2 avocado, peeled, pitted, and cut into cubes
  • 3/4 cup cooked quinoa

For the dressing:

  • 1/2 tsp fresh lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon good quality olive oil
  • Agave
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Make the dressing: in a small bowl whisk together lime zest, lime juice, olive oil, a squeeze of agave, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. In a separate bowl gently mix together quinoa, mango and avocado. Drizzle with 1.5¬†teaspoons of vinaigrette and toss (you can always add more vinaigrette if you’d like). Serve at room temperature.

Makes 1 Serving

Copyright Kameron Tunila (Food to Thrive)

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