Watercress, Avocado, and Walnut Salad Recipe

Watercress, Avocado, and Walnut Salad Recipe

How To Make Watercress, Avocado, and Walnut Salad

Full of fresh and green goodness, this walnut salad with avocado, watercress, and lemon dressing is healthy, light, and easy to make.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2tbsplemon juice,freshly squeezed
  • 1medium shallot
  • 3tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ½cupwalnut halves
  • 2ripe hass avocados,firm
  • 2buncheswatercress


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine the lemon juice and minced shallot and let stand for 10 minutes. Gradually whisk in the olive oil and season the dressing with salt and pepper.

  2. Meanwhile, spread the walnut halves in a pie plate and toast in the oven until golden brown and fragrant. Let the walnuts cool, transfer to a work surface, and coarsely chop them.

  3. Lightly season the avocado wedges with salt. Add the avocado, chopped toasted walnuts, and watercress to the dressing and toss well. Season the salad with salt and pepper and serve right away.


  • Calories: 272.94kcal
  • Fat: 25.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.59g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.29g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.16g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.68g
  • Fiber: 7.66g
  • Sugar: 2.15g
  • Protein: 3.70g
  • Sodium: 428.59mg
  • Calcium: 81.35mg
  • Potassium: 720.09mg
  • Iron: 0.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 87.19µg
  • Vitamin C: 35.71mg
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