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Avocado and Watercress Salad with Soy Dresssing

 
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A light yet flavorful salad. It's refreshing, tasty and easy to make. Lots of textures and flavors. Creamy, crunchy and delicious.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

0

min

Ready

15

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

Dressing:
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce, tamari
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons olive oil, extra-virgin
1 clove garlic
minced
½ teaspoon ginger
freshly minced
*
red pepper flakes
to taste
*
Salad:
1 each avocados
ripe, peeled and cut into small chunks
1 small red onion
finely diced
1 small apples
gala or red delicious, diced into small chunks
*
1 each celery stalks
thinly sliced
¼ cup cilantro
freshly chopped
1 bunch watercress
8 cups, well washed and tough stems removed
*
To serve:
crusty bread
optional
*

Directions

To make the dressing:

In a bowl, whisk together all the dressing ingredients until well blended.

Season with more soy sauce, vinegar or red pepper flakes to reach desired taste.

To make the salad:

In a large bowl, toss together avocado, red onion, apples, celery and cilantro until well combined.

Pour ¾ of the dressing into the bowl, and toss until well coated.

In another bowl, toss the watercress gently with remaining dressing until well coated.

To plate:

Divide the watercress among 4 serving plates.

Place the avocado mixture on top of the watercress evenly on each plate.

Serve with some crusty bread if needed.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 172g (6.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 19877% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 470mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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