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Summer Watermelon Mango Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

Summer Watermelon Mango Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

Sweet watermelon and mangoes sweeten this succulent recipe. Paired with quinoa and edamame, this salad is a dish that could easily be a complete meal!

Prep Time:
20 minutes
Cook Time:
12 minutes
Calories:
480
Serving Size:
4

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 cup (250 mL) quinoa
  • 1 cup (500 mL) watermelon, diced 
  • 2 ripe mangoes, diced
  • 1 English cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shelled edamame
  • ½ cup (125 mL) crumbled feta cheese
  • ¼ cup (75 mL) shredded fresh mint

Vinaigrette

  •  ¼ cup (75 mL) canola oil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) fresh oregano, chives, thyme or basil 
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) lemon juice
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Dijon mustard 
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) liquid honey

Instructions

  1. In saucepan, bring quinoa and 2 cups (500 mL) water to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 12 minutes. Fluff with fork; transfer to a large bowl and let cool.
  2. Stir in watermelon, mango, cucumber, edamame, feta cheese and mint.
  3. Whisk together oil, herbs, lemon juice, mustard and honey, salt and pepper; pour over quinoa mixture and stir to coat.
Nutritional InformationPer 1½ cup (375mL)
Amount % Daily Value
Calories 480
Fat 2.2 g 34 %
Saturated 4.0 g
+ Trans 0.3 g
22 %
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 250 mg 11 %
Carbohydrate 61 g 20 %
Fibre 7 g 26 %
Sugars 26 g
Protein 13 g

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