Watercress and orange salad: recipe to enjoy taking care of yourself

For those occasions when you are in a hurry but you feel like a starter or a tasty side dish, I propose this watercress and orange salad recipeSurely you like it as much as I do. You can even add some ingredient to your liking, such as sauteed prawns, which is what I think I will add the next time I prepare it.

For a more special presentation, for example if you have guests, You can serve it in individual bowls. The dressing, as you can see in the photo, I served separately, so that each one put the desired amount, but you can also present the salad already seasoned or allow each diner to put the amount of ingredients that you want.


For 4 people
  • Avocado 2
  • Watercress 200 g
  • 0.5 cucumber
  • Small onion 1
  • Orange 4
  • Lemon 1
  • Extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Roasted sesame seeds 1 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste

How to make watercress and orange salad

Difficulty: Easy
  • Total time 20 m
  • Elaboration 20 m

Peel 3 oranges, also removing the white part, and cut into segments. We reserve Peel the avocados, remove the central bone and laminate them, then we spray them with the lemon juice so that they do not darken. Peel and diced the cucumber.

Peel and cut the onion into very thin slices. Beat the two oils with the leftover orange juice and add a little salt and pepper to taste. We spread the ingredients in a salad bowl, starting with the watercress, sprinkle them with roasted sesame and serve the salad with the dressing aside.

With what to accompany the watercress and oranges salad

So that it does not present a musty appearance, it is best to serve this watercress and orange salad freshly prepared Keep it in the fridge until the last moment if you have no choice but, above all, without dressing, since the dressing is what cakes the cress leaves with the rest of the ingredients. You can serve it to accompany grilled meat.

Video: The 5 Minute Watercress Salad (January 2020).