Refreshing and flavorful, this Mango Basil Quinoa Salad is a perfect blend of sweet and savory. The juicy mangoes, aromatic basil, and protein-packed quinoa come together in a delightful salad that’s both satisfying and nutritious.
Mango Basil Quinoa Salad
- 1 cup quinoa, cooked and cooled
- 2 ripe mangoes, diced
- 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
- 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, diced mangoes, chopped basil, red onion, and feta cheese.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.
- Garnish with additional basil leaves and feta cheese if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 320 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 42g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 8g