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Broccoli, Feta and Tomato Salad

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 10 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Five ingredients and 10 minutes is all you need to make this cheesy broccoli and tomato salad - perfect for a side dish.

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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
2%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
1g
1%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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