Watercress and Cucumber Salad

Watercress and Cucumber Salad
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins

This refreshing Watercress and Cucumber Salad with a simple dressing is ready in 10 minutes. It makes for a delicious side dish.


  • 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

  • ½ English cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced


  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 Notes

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

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