Broccoli, Feta and Tomato Salad

Five ingredients and 10 minutes is all you need to make this delicious salad – perfect for a side dish.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 4

4
cups water
2
cups fresh broccoli florets
2
small plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped (2/3 cup)
1/4
cup reduced-fat feta cheese
2
tablespoons fat-free balsamic vinaigrette
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling over high heat. Add broccoli; cook 10 to 20 seconds or until broccoli is bright green. Drain broccoli; rinse in cold water until cool.
  • 2 In small serving bowl, stir broccoli and remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

Cooking the broccoli for a very short time, called blanching. It brings out the bright green color of the broccoli and softens it just a bit.

Chopped red onion and diced red bell pepper would be nice additions to this salad, too.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.