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Quinoa Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

Quinoa Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are looking for a new fruit salad to make this summer, give this easy and healthy Quinoa Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing a try! It goes well with any summer meal and is a great way to enjoy all of the fine fruits summer has to offer.

Ingredients
1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
Pinch of salt

 

For the Honey Lime Dressing
Juice of 1 large lime
3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint

 

For the fruit
1 1/2 cups blueberries
1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries
1 1/2 cups chopped mango
Extra chopped mint, for garnish-optional

 

Instructions

  • Using a strainer, rinse the quinoa under cold water. 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 for about 15 minutes, or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork. Let quinoa cool to room temperature.
  • To make the Honey Lime Dressing: In a medium bowl, whisk the lime juice, honey, and mint together until combined.
  • In a large bowl, combine quinoa, blueberries, strawberries, and mango. Pour honey lime dressing over the fruit salad and mix until well combined. Garnish with additional mint, if desired. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Use your favorite fruit in this salad.
Blackberries, peaches, kiwi, raspberries, pineapple, grapes, etc. are great options!

By TWO PEAS