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Watercress, Goat Cheese and Red Pepper Salad

Watercress, Goat Cheese and Red Pepper Salad

All You APRIL 2009

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.37


  • 3 bunches watercress, tough stems removed (6 oz. each before trimming)
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, stemmed and seeded
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Salt and pepper


1. Toss watercress with goat cheese in a large salad bowl. Cut bell pepper lengthwise into thin strips and set aside.

2. In a small bowl, whisk buttermilk with mayonnaise until smooth. Stir in parsley and garlic. Season dressing with salt and pepper.

3. Pour 1/4 cup of dressing over watercress, toss well and arrange on individual salad plates. Garnish with red pepper strips. Serve remaining dressing on the side. Or serve salad in a large bowl with dressing on the side.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 102
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 4g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 321mg