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Under 30 Minutes

Watercress and Cucumber Salad

Even the most hectic schedule includes a few extra minutes here and there. Take ten and try out this refreshing salad.

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  • Servings: 4
Watercress and Cucumber Salad

Source: Everyday Food, March 2008

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 bunches watercress (12 ounces each), trimmed
  • 1/2 English cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, and mustard; season with salt and pepper. Add watercress and cucumber; toss to combine. Serve immediately.

Cook's Note

Although watercress stems are edible, the bottom two inches are usually too tough for salad. Trim them off with a sharp knife, and discard.

Reviews (2)

  • Msolivan 13 Aug, 2012

    I make this salad every summer. It is so refreshing and so tasty. Surprisingly even my dad likes it and he is a tough critic when it comes to food he doesn't know.

  • SOMERSIZING 31 Aug, 2008

    LOVE WATERCRESS IN SANDWICHES, AND THIS SOUNDS VERY GOOD WILL TRY IT THIS AFTERNOON. THANKS

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