Mediterranean Detox Salad

watercress-artichoke-salad Recipe
Levi Brown
Sometimes you just need a dish with super fresh ingredients to make you feel good inside. Detox your day with this Mediterranean-inspired salad and enjoy!

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups salad)

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 170
Fat 11 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 6 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrate 12 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 411 mg
Calcium 180 mg

Ingredients

1 (8-ounce) English cucumber
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Black pepper, to taste
6 cups trimmed watercress
1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
2 large celery stalks, sliced
1/2 cup sliced red onion
1/2 cup feta cheese

Preparation

Cut cucumber in half, and slice crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Process 3/4 cup cucumber and lemon juice in blender. Add olive oil in a thin stream; pulse until combined. Season the dressing with black pepper, to taste; transfer to a large bowl. Add remaining 1 cup cucumber, watercress, artichoke hearts, celery, red onion, and feta cheese to a bowl. Toss with the dressing, and divide among 4 bowls; serve.

Note:

Lori Powell,

Health

March 2010
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