Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Yield:
24 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

Ingredients

Ingredients Weights Measures
25%-less-sodium chicken broth 48 fl oz 1-1/2 qt. [1.5 L]
quinoa, uncooked 1 lb. [500 g] 3 cups [750 mL]
English cucumbers, chopped 1 lb. [550 g] 4-1/2 cups [1125 mL]
grape tomatoes, halved 1 lb. [510 g] 3 cups [750 mL]
red onions, halved, thinly sliced 15 oz. [425 g] 3 cups [750 mL]
Kraft Greek with Feta and Oregano Dressing, divided 12 fl oz 1-1/2 cups [375 mL]
torn romaine lettuce 4 lb. [1.9 kg] 7-1/2 qt. [7.5 L]
feta cheese, crumbled 7-1/2 oz. [215 g] 1-1/2 cups [375 mL]
25%-less-sodium chicken broth 16 fl oz 2 cups [500 mL]
quinoa, uncooked 5-3/4 oz. [160 g] 1 cup [250 mL]
English cucumbers, chopped 6-1/2 oz. [185 g] 1-1/2 cups [375 mL]
grape tomatoes, halved 6 oz. [170 g] 1 cup [250 mL]
red onions, halved, thinly sliced 3-1/2 oz. [100 g] 1 cup [250 mL]
Kraft Greek with Feta and Oregano Dressing, divided 4 fl oz 1/2 cup [125 mL]
torn romaine lettuce 1 lb. [650 g] 2-1/2 qt. [2.5 L]
feta cheese, crumbled 2-1/2 oz. [70 g] 1/2 cup [125 mL]

Directions

Bring broth to boil in saucepan on high heat; stir in quinoa. Cover; simmer on low heat 15 min. or until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender. Cool to room temperature.

Combine cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and 3/4 cup (175 mL) dressing (or 1/4 cup [50 mL] dressing for trial recipe).

Cover platter with lettuce; top with quinoa, cucumber mixture, feta and remaining dressing.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Variation
To prepare as a single serving, cover plate with 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) lettuce; top with 1/4 cup (50 mL) cooked quinoa, 1/2 cup (125 mL) cucumber mixture and 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) feta. Drizzle with about 1-1/4 tsp. (6 mL) dressing.
Special Extra
For added colour and flavour, garnish salad with fresh dill sprigs.

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Nutritional Information
Calories
 190
Total fat
 10 g
Saturated fat
 2.5 g
Cholesterol
 10 mg
Sodium
 430 mg
Carbohydrate
 21 g
Dietary fibre
 4 g
Sugars
 4 g
Protein
 7 g
Vitamin A
 70 %DV
Vitamin C
 40 %DV
Calcium
 10 %DV
Iron
 25 %DV