California Quinoa Salad

California Qunioa Salad rev

Give your salad a west-coast inspired flair with this recipe from the 2015 Men Who Cook event.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mixed quinoa
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 diced fresh mangos
  • 1/2 large red onion, diced
  • 1 medium to large red pepper, diced
  • 1 small bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1-2 cups shredded, unsweetened coconut
  • 3/4 – 1 cup unsalted, dry-toasted slivered almonds
  • 1 1/2 cups raisins
  • 2-3 cups frozen edamame, thawed
  • Juice of 4-5 limes
  • 3 – 4 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar

Directions

  1. Rinse quinoa well, cook as directed.
  2. Fluff quinoa well when done, spread out and let cool.
  3. Add all other ingredients and toss.
  4. Enjoy cold!!

Check out other Live Well recipes from Men Who Cook 2015: Soylent Green Crackers & Dip, Henry's Royal Heirloom Salad, Hearty Fruit and Oat Smoothie, and Chicken Shahi Korma.