Watercress Salad With Croutons Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Watercress1 Bunch (100 gm), broken into sprigs
 Pine nuts1 Ounce, toasted (30 Gram)
 Butter1 1⁄2 Ounce (45 Gram)
 Bread slice6 , crusts removed, cut into 1/2 inch squares
 Rindless streaky bacon rashers4
 Red wine vinegar2 Fluid Ounce (60 Milliliter)
 Olive oil2 Fluid Ounce (60 Milliliter)
 Soft brown sugar1 Teaspoon
 Double cream3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1865 Calories from Fat 1361

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 155 g237.9%

Saturated Fat 37.9 g189.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 91.4 mg

Sodium 929 mg38.7%

Total Carbohydrates 87 g28.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 8.4 g

Protein 36 g72.5%

Vitamin A 85.2% Vitamin C 72.5%

Calcium 25.6% Iron 37.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Arrange the watercress and pinenuts in a salad bowl.
2. Melt butter in a frying pan over moderate heat. Add bread and fry until golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Fry bacon in fat remaining in pan; drain on paper towels, then crumble.
3. Sprinkle croutons and bacon over salad. Whisk vinegar, oil, sugar and cream in a bowl, pour over salad and toss lightly. Serve.