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Sugar Snap Watercress Salad with Warm Sesame Dressing

 
Sugar Snap Watercress Salad with Warm Sesame Dressing
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Incredibly fresh and crisp, the sweet sugar snap peas and the watercress flavors really pop with a perfectly balanced dressing highlighted by caramelized shallots. This quick and easy watercress and sugar snap salad is quite tasty, drizzling with the homemade Warm Sesame-Shallot Vinaigrette, a great side or a healthy supper.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

28

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free
 

Ingredients

2 cups sugar snap peas
trimmed, 8 ounces
*
2 bunches watercress
woody stems trimmed, 4 ounces
*
2 tablespoons canola oil
4 large shallots
thinly sliced into rings
*
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup goat (chevre) cheese
crumbled
*

Directions

Bring a small pot of water to a boil.

Add peas and cook until bright green, 30 seconds.

Drain in a colander and rinse with cold water until cool.

Transfer to a large bowl, add watercress and toss to combine.

Heat canola oil in a medium nonstick skillet over low heat, add shallots and cook very slowly, stirring frequently, until golden brown, 15 minutes.

Stir in sesame oil, vinegar and salt; cook until fragrant, about 15 seconds.

Pour the warm dressing over the peas and watercress; toss well.

Top with cheese.

Serve warm.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+3

over 7 years

This simple salad was delicious, watercress went very well with sugar snap peas, love this warm sesame shallot vinaigrette, just a few things gave the salad amazing flavor, very impressed, definitely will make it again and again.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 16g (0.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 78101% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 148mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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