Quinoa Fruit Salad

You best believe that sweltering heat is just a few weeks away! During the summer months, we love serving up salads at our family gatherings. That’s where this fruit salad comes in. This protein-packed quinoa salad is brightened up with fresh mango, strawberries and blueberries with a simple tart lemon vinaigrette. It’s just what you need to keep cool during this summer heat!


Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa

  • 1 mango, peeled and diced

  • 1 cup strawberries, quartered

  • 1/2 cup blueberries

  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts

  • Chopped mint leaves, for garnish


For the Lemon Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon sugar


Directions:

  1. To make the vinaigrette, whisk together olive oil, apple cider vinegar, lemon zest and juice, and sugar in a small bowl; set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, mango, strawberries, blueberries and pine nuts. Stir in lemon vinaigrette.

  3. Serve immediately, garnished with mint leaves.


This recipe is from Damn Delicious.