This vegetarian main dish is ‘bursting with fresh herbs, lemon, and mango.’ It is a healthy grain salad that is quite easy to put together.
Juice of 2 lemons
1 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup olive oil
2 cups cooked fonio or quinoa (we used quinoa)
1 bunch parsley, leaves finely chopped
1 bunch mint, leaves finely chopped
1 ripe mango, peeled pitted, and diced
1/2 red onion, finely chopped
1 cup red and yellow grape tomatoes, halved
1 small cucumber, seeded and diced
1/2 cup Spiced Cashews (optional)
Thaim, Pierre. Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the Bowl. New York: Lake Isle Press, 2015.
Photos by author.