Quinoa, Mango & Mint Salad


  1. 2 cups water
  2. 1 cup quinoa
  3. 1/4 red onion
  4. 2 mangos
  5. 1 cucumber
  6. 1 Roma tomato
  7. 1 cup feta or panela cheese
  8. 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mint leaves
  9. 2 lemons, the juice of
  10. to taste salt
  11. to taste pepper


  1. In a pot, bring the water to a rolling boil. Add the quinoa, cover and let simmer at low flame for 15 minutes. Drain and transfer to a bowl to let cool until room temperature (you can speed up the cooling by placing a smaller bowl with ice cubes or chilled water on top of the quinoa).

  2. While the quinoa cools, dice onion, mangos, cucumber, tomato and cheese.

  3. Combine quinoa with diced ingredients, add the mint leaves. Toss with the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Voilá!

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