Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
50
min.
Servings

8 servings, 2 cups each

In this super side salad, quinoa is tossed with torn romaine lettuce and gets its Mediterranean flavors from a Greek vinaigrette and feta cheese.

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  • Bring broth and quinoa to boil in saucepan on high heat; simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until liquid is absorbed. Cool.
  • Combine tomatoes, cucumbers and onions in medium bowl. Add 1/4 cup dressing; toss to coat.
  • Cover platter with lettuce; top with quinoa, vegetable mixture and cheese. Drizzle with remaining dressing.

Special Extra

For extra color and flavor, garnish with fresh dill sprigs.

Servings

  • 8 servings, 2 cups each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The lettuce in this flavorful salad provides an excellent source of vitamin A and teams up with the tomato to provide vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 2 cups each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 170
% Daily Value
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 370mg
Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
   
Vitamin A 70 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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