Colorful Quick Quinoa Grecian Salad

Colorful Quick Quinoa Grecian Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 205.9
  • Total Fat: 6.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.5 mg
  • Sodium: 438.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 7.1 g

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Margee Berry, White Salmon, WA, Cooking Light
APRIL 2006
Margee Berry, White Salmon, WA, Cooking Light
APRIL 2006

Number of Servings: 10


    2 cups uncooked quinoa
    3 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
    2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil
    1 teaspoon minced fresh mint
    1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
    2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
    1 teaspoon sherry vinegar
    1/2 teaspoon sea salt
    1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
    1 cup thinly sliced radicchio
    1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
    1/2 cup chopped English cucumber
    1/3 cup (about 1 1/2 ounces) crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
    3 tablespoons chopped pitted kalamata olives
    1 tablespoon minced shallos


lace quinoa in a large bowl; cover with water. Let stand 5 minutes; rinse well, and drain.
Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan; stir in quinoa. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Uncover; fluff with a fork. Cool to room temperature.
Combine olive oil and next 5 ingredients (through sea salt) in a large bowl. Add cooled quinoa, tomatoes, and the remaining ingredients; toss well.

Serving Size: serves 10, serving size 1 cup

Number of Servings: 10

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  • This was very good. I had wanted to try quinoa and I've made a similar salad with orzo . Really simple and healthier than with the pasta. I'm a quinoa convert! Served with roasted chicken. The next day chopped chicken breast and stirred in for a complete lunch salad. - 4/2/14

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