facebook Recipe of the Month: Quinoa Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing
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September 2018

Makes six servings

Ingredients:

Quinoa

  • 1 cup quinoa (white or red) 
  • 2 cups water
  • Pinch of salt
  • Honey Lime Dressing
  • Juice of 1 large lime
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint

Fruit

  • 1 ½ cups blueberries
  • 1 ½ cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 ½ cups chopped mango
  • Extra chopped mint garnish (optional)

Preparation:

    1. Rinse the quinoa under cold water. Add quinoa, water and salt to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. 

    2. Boil for about five minutes. Simmer for about 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Be sure not to burn!

    3. Remove pan from heat and fluff quinoa with a fork. 

    4. To prepare the dressing, whisk the lime juice, honey and mint together.

    5. Combine the fruit and quinoa in a large bowl, and pour in the dressing. Mix to combine all ingredients.

    6. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Feel free to add your favorite fruits to this salad recipe!

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

  • Calories: 210
  • Total Fat: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 8 mg
  • Potassium: 383 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 46 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5 g
  • Sugars: 23 g
  • Protein: 5 g

Adapted from https://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/quinoa-fruit-salad-with-honey-lime-dressing

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