Watercress and Orange Salad with Black Olive Vinaigrette Recipe

Watercress and Orange Salad with Black Olive Vinaigrette Recipe

How To Make Watercress and Orange Salad with Black Olive Vinaigrette

Peppery watercress, crisp bitter endives, and tangy oranges are tossed in a pureed black olive vinaigrette to yield a flavor-packed orange salad!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • ½cupkalamata olives,pitted
  • 1garlic clove
  • ½tsprosemary,chopped
  • 3tbspred wine vinegar
  • 5tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3navel oranges
  • 2bunchwatercress
  • 2Belgian endives
  • 1cupflat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1red onion


  1. Coarsely chop ¼ cup of the olives and transfer them to a small bowl.

  2. In a mini processor, pulse the remaining ¼ cup of olives with the garlic and rosemary until the olives are chopped. Add the vinegar and pulse twice to combine; add to the chopped olives in the bowl. Whisk in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Using a sharp knife, peel the oranges, removing all of the bitter white pith. Working over a bowl, cut in between the membranes to release the orange sections into the bowl; drain the juice and reserve for another use.

  4. Add the watercress, endives, parsley and onion. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 126.63kcal
  • Fat: 9.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.33g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.86g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.01g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.31g
  • Fiber: 2.59g
  • Sugar: 5.25g
  • Protein: 1.71g
  • Sodium: 318.89mg
  • Calcium: 79.63mg
  • Potassium: 272.20mg
  • Iron: 1.05mg
  • Vitamin A: 79.86µg
  • Vitamin C: 53.51mg
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