Watercress Salad with Strawberries and Feta Recipe

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Ava Lucas Modified: March 22, 2022
Watercress Salad with Strawberries and Feta Recipe

How To Make Watercress Salad with Strawberries and Feta

Spring eating has never tasted as fresh and good as this watercress salad with cucumbers, radish, strawberries, and feta tossed in a champagne vinaigrette.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tbspchampagne vinegar
  • 1tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 1tsphoney
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • ¼cupolive oil

For Salad:

  • cupalmonds,sliced
  • 1bunchwatercress,,(about 4 cups), any thick stems removed
  • ½cupbasil leaves,or basil leaves, or a combination of both
  • 16ripe strawberries,hulled and halved lengthwise
  • 6radishes,thinly sliced
  • 1Persian cucumber,or English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • ½cupfeta,(4 oz), crumbled

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spread the almonds on a baking sheet and bake for 7 to 9 minutes, until golden and fragrant. Set aside to cool.

  2. In a small bowl whisk the vinegar, lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper. Gradually whisk in the oil. Taste and add more honey, salt, or pepper, if you like.

  3. In a salad bowl, toss the watercress, mint and/or basil, strawberries, radishes, and cucumber with half the dressing. Taste and continue adding additional dressing until the salad is evenly coated with dressing and flavorful.

  4. Top with crumbled feta and toasted almonds, and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 182.42kcal
  • Fat: 15.81g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.44g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.08g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.57g
  • Fiber: 2.19g
  • Sugar: 4.16g
  • Protein: 4.37g
  • Cholesterol: 11.13mg
  • Sodium: 279.01mg
  • Calcium: 119.96mg
  • Potassium: 239.92mg
  • Iron: 0.80mg
  • Vitamin A: 48.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 31.78mg
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