Apricot and Cherry Salad with Lime-Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

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Sweet gold and red fruits contrast with peppery green watercress in this refreshing side salad.
6 servings


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1/3 cup sugar
3 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dry mustard
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
6 cups trimmed watercress
4 cups sliced apricots (about 12 medium)
3 cups halved pitted cherries


To prepare vinaigrette, place first 5 ingredients in a blender, and process until blended. Add oil and poppy seeds, and process until blended.

To prepare salad, place 1 cup watercress on each of 6 plates. Top each serving with 2/3 cup apricot slices and 1/2 cup cherries. Drizzle 2 tablespoons vinaigrette over each salad.

Created date

July 2001

Nutritional Information

Calories 184
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 6.2 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 2.9 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 32.4 g
Fiber 4.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 406 mg
Calcium 85 mg