Healthy Quinoa Mango Salsa Salad

Salads have long been the healthiest, safest, yet most rejuvenating delight, whether as a snack or a whole meal.

Quinoa Mango Salad is not only delicious, but it’s also nourishing and fulfilling.

The scientific benefit and reason to eat salad for sure are that; According to human eating habits, a person is more likely to consume a meal if it is interesting and attractive. These two traits are well-known in salads. It’s also a good idea to have as many colors on your plate as possible, and salads are a great way to do so.

This “QUINOA MANGO SALAD” is enriched with the best plant-based source of protein and fiber. This salad is loaded with antioxidants too. So, what are you waiting for?

Before knowing the recipe, let’s see some of the incredible health benefits it offers:

HEALTH BENEFITS

  1. Helps to keep blood sugar levels in check.
  2. May aid in weight loss.

3. Beneficial to digestion and metabolism.

4. Assists with weight loss

5. Anti-inflammatory and antiviral activities are present.

6. Antioxidants are thought to help fight illnesses.

PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes

COOKING TIME: 10 minutes

ASSEMBLING TIME: 5 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 20 minutes

Serves: 1-2

Calories: 240 Kcal/ serve

INGREDIENTS

1.Cooked quinoa½ cup
2.Mango¾ cup
3.Tomato1
4.Onion1
5.Carrot1
6.Capsicum1
7.Corns½ cup
FOR DRESSING
1.Lemon Juice1.5 tsp.
2.Chili flakesAs required.
3.Pink saltAs required.
4.Black pepperAs required.
5.OreganoAs required.
6.Virgin Olive oil1 tsp.
7.Honey1 tsp.

Note: I use Neuherbs organic quinoa seeds. These are USDA certified organic seeds.

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They are natural and super clean, and free from any toxins.

These are the product of India.

DIRECTIONS

PRE PLANNING

  1. Soak ½ cup quinoa in water in a bowl.
  2. Cover it with a lid and let it rest for 30-45 minutes.
  3. Remove water from quinoa.
  4. Add 3-4 times water (approx. 1.5 cups) in a pan.
  5. Heat water, once it starts to boil, add quinoa.
  6. Cook on low heat with lid on for 15-17 minutes.
  7. Start checking after 12 minutes, if it is cooked or not.

FOR DRESSING OF THE SALAD:

  1. Add all the ingredients including lemon juice, chili flakes, pink salt, black pepper, oregano, virgin olive oil, and honey in a mixing jar.
  2. Turn on the lid and shake and mix it well
  3. Your “QUINOA MANGO SALAD DRESSING” is ready!

ASSEMBLING

  1. Take a bowl and start adding the ingredients.
  2. Add cooked quinoa, vegetables including carrot, tomato, capsicum, and onions.
  3. Also, add mango and corns.
  4. Then shake the jar with dressing and pour it over the dry ingredients.
  5. Mix it well.
  6. Your “QUINOA MANGO SALAD” is ready to consume!

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

Quinoa is a gluten-free, whole-grain carbohydrate that also happens to be a complete source of total protein, meaning it contains all of the essential amino acids.

Mango is highly rich in antioxidants and is also a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, folate, and copper.

Vegetables like carrot, capsicum, onion, and tomato are not only a really good source of fiber but also are jam-packed with essential vitamins and minerals.

ENERGYCHOPROTEINFATS
460 Kcal96 g12 g8 g

Calories: 240 Kcal/ serve

Count on this instant, “QUINOA SALAD” for munching and nourishing the soul.

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