May 29, 2013

Ensalada de Quinoa con Frutas Tropicales: Quinoa Tropical Fruit Salad

Makes 6 servings

1 c. quinoa

1 c. water

¾ c. pineapple juice

1½ c. chopped firm, ripe mango

1½ c. chopped firm, ripe red papaya (maradol papaya)

1½ c. sliced strawberries

2 T. fresh lime juice

3 T. of honey

Chopped fresh mint leaves for garnish

Rinse quinoa in a fine strainer. Bring water and juice to a boil, cover pan and lower hear. Cook until liquid has been absorbed. Transfer quinoa to a bowl fluff with fork, and cool to room temperature.

Add all chopped fresh fruit and stir gently to combine. In a small bowl, combine lime juice and honey. Pour mixture over quinoa salad and toss gently.

Refrigerate until cold. Serve topped with chopped mint leaves.                 

Recipe courtesy of Karen Hursh Graber.

May 29, 2013