Quinoa Fruit Salad

If you are looking for a refreshing summer salad, this is it.  Combined quinoa with your favorite fresh fruit and enjoy!  This makes a great side dish or you could eat it for a meal for 2-3 people.  I loved the fruit combination in the recipe but you can use whatever fruit you have on hand or that you enjoy this time of year.  Enjoy this simple and delightful dish for your next barbecue or summer get together.

Quinoa Fruit Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • pinch of salt
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 3 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups blueberries
  • 1 1/2 cups strawberries
  • 1 1/2 cups mango
  • Extra mint for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Prepare quinoa according to package instructions. Cool to room temperature.
  2. To make honey lime dressing, combine lime juice, honey and mint. Whisk until combined.
  3. In a large bowl, combine quinoa and fruit. Pour dressing over mixture until well combined.
  4. Garnish with additional mint, if desired. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
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