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Greek Quinoa Salad

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 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

  • Calories 115
  • Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Fat 5 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 135 mg

This Recipe Serves 10

Ingredients

Salad
1 cup quinoa
2 cups low-sodium, reduced-fat chicken broth (or gluten-free broth if cooking gluten-free)
1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
1 10.5 oz. container grape tomatoes, cut in half
¼ cup red onion, finely diced
¼ c fresh parsley, chopped
½ cup reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled

Dressing
¼ cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ tablespoon Dijon mustard
½ packet Splenda

Instructions

  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.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.

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