Mango Quinoa Salad


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and diced
  • 2 ears corn, kernels removed
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped chives
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest


  • Rinse quinoa in a fine sieve until water runs clear, drain and transfer to a medium pot.
  • Add 2 cups water and bring to a boil.
  • Cover, reduce heat to medium low and simmer until water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Set aside off the heat for 5 minutes; uncover and fluff with a fork.
  • Add remaining ingredients and toss until combined.

Mango lends a sweet note to this colorful quinoa salad with a variety of flavors and textures. It’s equally delicious served warm or chilled.
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