Monday, January 9, 2017

Watercress Salad with Avocado and Pomegranate

Watercress is a peppery tasting salad green with smallish leaves and long stems. It's tangy taste pairs well with the calm nature of avocado and the sweet bite of pomegranate arils (seeds). Try it with this sweet and tangy dressing and your taste buds will be transported.


2 cups watercress
1 cup arugula (or baby spinach)
1/2 ripe avocado
1/4 cup pomegranate arils

for the dressing:

2 Tbs rice vinegar
1 tsp soy sauce
2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp honey
1 tsp grated onion
2 Tbs grated hard pear

Directions: Mix the salad ingredients together and pile on 2 salad plates. Mix the dressing ingredients together, shake well, then drizzle about 1 tablespoon of dressing on each salad plate. Serve.

Serves 2

Stealthy Cooking Tip: Watercress is a storehouse of many phytonutrients. It's a great source of Vitamins C, K, and A. 

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