Quinoa, Bean and Mango Salad

Recipe by Illona

“A wholesome salad that has carbs, protein and natural sugar. A nice combination of sweet, tangy, rich and crunchy taste!”  

Preparation time: under 30 m




100 gms dried kidney beans

1 large mango

1 large bell pepper

1 cup quinoa

1 red chili


For dressing: 

1/4 cup lemon juice

1/2 cup olive oil 

2 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp salt

1 clove garlic, minced or finely chopped

Mix all dressing ingredients in a jar then set aside. 



– Soak kidney beans overnight, then boil them with a pinch of salt until tender. Drain. Alternatively, use canned beans.

– Cook quinoa per package instuctions.

– Cut mango and bell pepper into small dice.

– Finely chop chili.

– Toss all ingredients in a bowl. Dress. Garnish with finely chopped mint and parsley.


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