You are here: Home » Recipes » Golden Quinoa Salad with Mango and Walnuts Golden Quinoa Salad with Mango and Walnuts Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 4 servings Prep 15 mins Cook 10 mins PrintEmail Ingredients Dressing:1/3 cup plain lowfat yogurt2 tablespoons lime juice1 tablespoon minced gingerroot2 teaspoons curry powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/4 cup extra virgin olive oilSalad:1 cup quinoa2 -- ripe mangoes, chopped1 -- red pepper, sliced1 -- green onion, thinly sliced1 -- chili pepper, finely chopped1/2 cup chopped fresh mint1 cup California walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped Instructions In medium bowl, whisk together yogurt, lime juice, ginger, curry, salt, pepper and oil. Set aside. Salad: Add quinoa to a large saucepan of boiling salted water. Cook 10 minutes. Pour quinoa into a fine strainer, reserving cooking liquid. Return cooking liquid to pan and place quinoa, in strainer, over cooking liquid. Cover with lid or foil and continue to steam about 10 minutes more of until quinoa is tender. Let cool. In bowl, combine quinoa and dressing until well combined. Gently stir in mango, red pepper, green onion, chilies, mint and walnuts.