Mango Salsa with Harvest Grains

Mango Salsa with Harvest Grains

I LOVE mangoes. Love them! Then I wrote a post on some of my favorite mango recipes, Indian style. And when my husband came home with a big bunch of super sweet mangoes, I had a sudden hankering for mango salsa.

But I wanted something more healthy than chips to eat with it. I was initially thinking of quinoa, but I spotted Trader Joe’s harvest blend in my pantry. The blend is a mix of Israeli Couscous, Orzo, Baby Garbanzo beans, and Red Quinoa (the couscous made up 90% of the bulk).

It was super simple to cook the grains in water for 10 minutes. I cut up mangoes, tomatoes, red onions, and cilantro and seasoned it with some salt, pepper, and lime juice. Scooped it along with the grains and – viola! A most yummy impromptu dinner recipe!

We ate the grains hot because we were hungry, but it would work good cold too! And I think this would be a picnic favorite.

Mango salsa withTrader Joe's 7 grain harvest blend
Mango salsa withTrader Joe’s 7 grain harvest blend.
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