I got this recipe when I went to a vegan potluck. So many flavors and colors. Beautiful and tasty. I would love to hear your comments if you try it. The recipe is below.
California Quinoa Salad
1 cup quinoa
1 ½ cup water (for cooking quinoa)
10 oz. frozen mango, thawed (or fresh mango)
1 ½ c. frozen edamame boiled for 5 minutes, then cooled
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 small red onion, chopped
2 T cilantro, chopped
¾ c. grated unsweetened coconut
¾ cup cashews
2/3 cup dried cranberries
Juice of 2 limes
2 T agave nectar or maple syrup
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
Rinse quinoa well. Bring water and quinoa to a boil, then cover and simmer about 15 minutes.
When all the liquid has cooked out, fluff quinoa and let cool
Place cooled quinoa and all the ingredients (except lime juice, vinegar, sweetener) in a large bowl.
In a small bowl, mix lime juice, balsamic vinegar, and sweetener together. Pour over rest of the ingredients and stir together well.
Cover an chill before serving.