This Spicy Mango Cilantro Quinoa Bowl combines the sweetness of mango with the kick of spice, creating a delightful dish bursting with flavors and nutrients.
Spicy Mango Cilantro Quinoa Bowl
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
- 2 cups water or vegetable broth
- 1 ripe mango, diced
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
- Juice of 1 lime
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a saucepan, combine quinoa and water or vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until quinoa is cooked and liquid is absorbed.
- Fluff the quinoa with a fork and transfer it to a large mixing bowl.
- Add diced mango, chopped cilantro, diced red bell pepper, minced jalapeño, lime juice, and olive oil to the bowl. Mix gently to combine.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve the Spicy Mango Cilantro Quinoa Bowl in individual bowls and garnish with extra cilantro or lime wedges if desired.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Serving Size: 4
Nutritional Information (per serving):
- Calories: 280
- Protein: 6g
- Fiber: 5g
- Fat: 8g
- Carbohydrates: 48g