Quinoa with Feta & Vegetables

65 8 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each
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8 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each

This make-ahead salad is perfect for potlucks and family gatherings. Quick-cooking quinoa, a popular grain that has many uses, is combined with carrots, zucchini, spinach and feta in this Mediterranean-inspired side dish salad.

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  • Bring broth and quinoa to boil in large saucepan on high heat; simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until liquid is absorbed.
  • Stir in carrots, zucchini, spinach and garlic. Spoon into large bowl; cool completely.
  • Stir in dressing; top with cheese.

Food Facts

Quinoa was a staple of the ancient Incas who called it "the mother grain." Hailed as the super-grain of the future, quinoa contains more protein than any other grain.

Make Ahead

Salad can be made ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.


  • 8 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Carbohydrates
  • 1/2 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

Here's a tasty and colourful way to eat quinoa. As a bonus, the carrots provide an excellent source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each
Calories 130
% Daily Value
Total fat 4.5g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 290mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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