Greek Cucumber and Quinoa Salad

Greek Cucumber Quinoa Salad
Comments: This is a light and healthy salad. For gluten free, make sure you choose a gluten free salad dressing or make your own.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Quinoa, dry
1 cup vegetable broth, gluten free, reduced sodium
1 cucumber
1 cup tomatoes, grape or cherry
2 tablespoons parsley, fresh, chopped
1/4 cup salad dressing, balsamic vinaigrette, low fat, gluten free
1/3 cup cheese, feta, reduced fat such as Athens
4 cups lettuce, mixed greens

Preparation: Place broth in a small sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium high heat. Add quinoa and reduce heat to a low simmer. Place cover on pan and cook over low for about 15 minutes until liquid is absorbed. Meanwhile, cut cucumber into 1 inch cubes. Place cucmber, tomatoes, lettuce and chopped parsley in a salad bowl. Pour dressing over salad and toss. Add cooked quinoa and feta cheese and gently toss before serving.

Nutrition: Per Serving About: 140 calories, 3.5 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 7 g protein, 23 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 380 mg sodium; WW Points Plus value 4

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