Orange Watercress Salad Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Watercress1 1⁄4 Bunch (125 gm) (1 Large Or 2 Small Bunch)
 Oranges2 Medium, peeled
 Oranges2 Medium, peeled, seeded, sectioned and sliced crosswise
 Green onions1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Include Some Green Tops)
 Lemon juice1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, freshly squeezed
 Lemon juice1 1⁄2 , squeezed
 Orange juice1 Tablespoon
 Dried mint1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
 Olive oil/Vegetable oil2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 119 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.9%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 123.2 mg5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.8%

Sugars 9.4 g

Protein 0.99 g2%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 95.9%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 3.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a small bowl, mix together lemon juice, orange juice, mint, oil and salt.The dressing is ready.
2) Wash the watercress thoroughly.
Snap and discard the large stems.
3) Pat dry the leaves on paper towels and then refrigerate.

4) In a bowl or on a plate,arrange the watercress just before serving.
5) Now arrange orange sections and green onions.
6) Pour dressing over salad.

7) Lightly toss but make sure the contents are coated with the dressing and serve.