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Cuban Style Quinoa Salad with Mango Avocado Salsa

A quick and delicious salad for the busy parent on-the-go made with quinoa, black beans, sweet plantains, mixed greens and a yummy mango avocado salsa.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Cuban
Servings: 2
Calories: 845kcal
Author: Vanessa

Ingredients

  • 1 cup DOLE® Mango Slices (, drained and cubed)
  • ½ cup red onion (, chopped)
  • ¼ cup tomato (, chopped)
  • 1 medium jalapeño (, chopped)
  • 1 avocado (, sliced and cubed)
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro (, roughly chopped)
  • juice of 1 lime
  • salt and pepper to taste For the Salad
  • 4 tablespoons Italian dressing
  • 1 cup black beans (, drained and rinsed)
  • 1 cup quinoa (, cooked)
  • 8 slices sweet plantains (, cooked (1 sweet plantain))
  • 2 cups mixed greens

Instructions

  • To make the mango avocado salsa, in a medium bowl, mix mango, onion, tomato, jalapeño, avocado, cilantro and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In each quart size mason jar, divide all ingredients evenly. Layer the dressing, black beans, quinoa, sweet plantains, mango avocado salsa and top with mixed greens.

Nutrition

Calories: 845kcal | Carbohydrates: 135g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 323mg | Potassium: 2051mg | Fiber: 25g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 2733IU | Vitamin C: 84mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 7mg