Tropical Quinoa


A super-easy, sweet side dish that goes great with fish, shrimp, or light chicken dishes.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • ½ cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed

  • 1 cup water

  • ¼ cup chopped dried pineapple

  • ¼ cup chopped dried mango

  • ¼ cup sweetened coconut flakes

  • ¼ cup dry-roasted macadamia nuts, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon hot mango chutney

  • 2 tablespoons regular mango chutney


  1. Mix the quinoa and water in a saucepan over medium heat, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until all the water is absorbed, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in the dried pineapple, dried mango, coconut flakes, macadamia nuts, hot and regular mango chutney until thoroughly combined. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

238 Calories
11g Fat
34g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 238
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 174mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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