Broccoli Salad with Creamy Feta Dressing

Broccoli Salad with Creamy Feta Dressing

Finely chopped raw broccoli is tender and mild--here it's tossed with a creamy dressing, meaty chickpeas and sweet bell pepper.

From EatingWell: September/October 2007
Yield: 4 servings, 1 cup each
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  2. 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  3. 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  4. 1 clove garlic, minced
  5. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  6. 8 ounces broccoli crowns, trimmed and finely chopped (about 3 cups)
  7. 1 7-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed
  8. 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

Preparation

  1. Whisk feta, yogurt, lemon juice, garlic and pepper in a medium bowl until combined.
  2. Add broccoli, chickpeas and bell pepper; toss to coat. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Tips & Notes

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 122 calories; 3 g fat (2 g sat, 1 g mono); 11 mg cholesterol; 18 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 4 g fiber; 260 mg sodium; 324 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (140% daily value), Vitamin A (50% dv), Folate (22% dv), Calcium (15% dv).

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat