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With so many fruits in season, summer is arguably the best time of year to buy produce. Try this delicious twist on fruit salad recipe as an appetizer or even a juicy main course!

Quinoa Fruit Salad RecipeQuinoa Fruit Salad

Ingredients:

1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
Pinch of salt
Juice of 1 large lime
3 Tbsp. honey
2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh mint
1 ½ cups blueberries
1 ½ cups sliced strawberries
1 ½ cups chopped mango
Extra chopped mint for garnish (optional)

Directions:

  • Using a fine strainer, rise the quinoa under cold water for about a minute.
  • Add quinoa, water and salt to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Boil for 5 minutes.
  • Turn the heat to low and simmer about 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and fluff with a fork. Let cool to room temperature.
  • In a large bowl, combine quinoa, blueberries, strawberries and mango.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the lime juice, honey and mint to create a dressing.
  • Pour the dressing over the fruit salad and mix until well combined.
  • Garnish with additional mint, if desired.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Sources:
http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/quinoa-fruit-salad-with-honey-lime-dressing/

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