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.

Yield: 4 servings, 1 cup each

Total Time: 20 minutes

Prep Time: 20 minutes

To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Recipe 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

Recipe Steps:

  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.

Recipe Nutrition:

Per serving: 122 calories; 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 1 g mono unsaturated fat); 11 mg cholesterol; 18 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 4 g fiber; 260 mg sodium; 324 mg potassium

© 2009 EatingWellInc.com Photo: Ken Burris