Watercress Salad

Watercress Salad Recipe
Photo: Brown Cannon III
Its clean, peppery flavor makes watercress an ideal side for beef.


Serves 10 to 12

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Recipe Time

Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 44
Caloriesfromfat 92 %
Protein 0.7 g
Fat 4.7 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Carbohydrate 0.6 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Sodium 138 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 1/2 pounds watercress
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Kosher salt


Trim tough stems from watercress so you end up with 4 loosely packed qts. of leaves and tender stems. Transfer to a large bowl. Drizzle juice and oil over cress and sprinkle with salt to taste. Toss gently.


December 2012
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