California Quinoa Salad
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1-2 mangoes, diced
  • ½ large red onion, diced
  • 1 medium to large red pepper, diced
  • 1 small bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1-2 cups shredded coconut
  • ¾ cup unsalted, dry-toasted* slivered almonds
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 cups frozen edamame, thawed
  • Juice of 4 limes
  • 3 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa thoroughly, then place in a medium pan.
  2. Add water and broth and bring to a boil.
  3. Turn heat to low and cook for 15 minutes.
  4. Turn off heat and let sit for 5 minutes.
  5. Fluff with fork and spread on waxed paper.
  6. Spread frozen edamame on waxed paper on top of the quinoa to help them thaw out.
  7. Mix all ingredients in the largest bowl you have and enjoy!
  8. *toast almonds in a dry frying pan over medium heat until fragrant and warm, careful to move them around so they don't burn
Recipe by Kara In the Kitchen at http://karainthekitchen.com/california-quinoa-salad/