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Curried Quinoa and Peas with Cashews and Fresh Mango

Updated: Nov 3, 2023

We invite you to tempt your taste buds with this delicately spiced quinoa dish. It gets its sweetness from mangos and bright, herbal flavor from cilantro.


(Makes 1 serving)



Total Time: 24 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 9 min.


What You Need

  • 1½ tsp. extra-virgin organic coconut oil (or olive oil)

  • ¼ medium onion, finely chopped

  • 1 very thin slice of fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped

  • ½ clove garlic, finely chopped

  • ¼ to ½ tsp. curry powder

  • 1 dash Himalayan salt (or sea salt)

  • ¾ cup cooked quinoa

  • ¼ cup frozen peas, thawed

  • 2 Tbsp. coarsely chopped unsalted cashews

  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

  • ¼ medium ripe mango, chopped


How To Make

1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

2. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until translucent.

3. Add ginger, garlic, curry powder, and salt; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes, or until fragrant.

4. Add quinoa and peas; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes, or until well mixed and

heated through.

5. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes.

6. Stir in cashews and cilantro; serve warm topped with mango.


TIP:

1 cup uncooked quinoa generally yields 3 cups cooked quinoa. As a convenience, you can cook

some up in advance, and store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 4 days.



Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 402 Cholesterol: 0 mg Fiber: 8 g

Total Fat: 16 g Sodium: 192 mg Sugars: 3 g

Saturated Fat: 7 g Carbohydrates: 55 g Protein: 12 g



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