Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad
Summary

This salad is a nutrition power-house. Quinoa is a gluten-free grain that provides carbohydrates and protein and the low-carb veggies add fiber and potassium.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    10 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

10 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 115

  • Total Fat 5g
    • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol less than 5mg
  • Sodium 135mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Protein 5g
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • quinoa
    1 cup
  • low sodium chicken broth (low-sodium, reduced-fat, (or gluten-free broth if cooking gluten-free))
    2 cup
  • large cucumber (peeled, seeded and diced)
    1
  • grape tomatoes (10.5-ounce, cut in half)
    1 package
  • red onion (finely diced)
    1/4 cup
  • fresh parsley (chopped)
    1/4 cup
  • feta cheese (reduced-fat, crumbled)
    1/2 cup
  • red wine vinegar
    1/4 cup
  • olive oil
    2 tbsp
  • Dijon mustard
    1/2 tbsp
  • Splenda
    1/2 packet
Directions

Directions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions with chicken broth. Let cool completely.

  2. In a large salad bowl, combine cooled quinoa and remaining salad ingredients.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients. Pour over salad and mix to coat. Serve cold.

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