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Watercress-Cucumber Salad

with Smoked Salmon
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Watercress-Cucumber Salad

Watercress-Cucumber Salad - Light, market-fresh flavors from a French bistro

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Health Score:
9,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
Calories:
355
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Watercress has a wealth of valuable ingredients - it is rich in B vitamins, iron and antioxidants (e.g. vitamin C, carotenes and vitamin E).

It is best to pre-order sorrel and watercress from your greengrocer, so that you really get pot-fresh produce.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie355 kcal(17 %)
Protein15 g(15 %)
Fat30 g(26 %)
Carbohydrates5 g(3 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3.5 g(12 %)
Vitamin A0.8 mg(100 %)
Vitamin D11.2 μg(56 %)
Vitamin E8.3 mg(69 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin7.9 mg(66 %)
Vitamin B₆0.6 mg(43 %)
Folate73 μg(24 %)
Pantothenic acid1 mg(17 %)
Biotin7.1 μg(16 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.9 μg(63 %)
Vitamin C53 mg(56 %)
Potassium687 mg(17 %)
Calcium159 mg(16 %)
Magnesium77 mg(26 %)
Iron5.8 mg(39 %)
Iodine30 μg(15 %)
Zinc1.1 mg(14 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.2 g
Uric acid162 mg
Cholesterol24 mg
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Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
1
Cucumber (400 grams)
2 bunches
Watercress (about 200 grams)
1 bunch
Sorrel (about 200 grams)
1
small red Onion
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons
5 tablespoons
4 ounces
Smoked salmon (sliced)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Whisk, 1 Salad spinner

Preparation steps

1.
Watercress-Cucumber Salad preparation step 1

Rinse cucumber thoroughly and cut in half lengthwise. Cut cucumber into thin slices, lightly salt and drain in a sieve for 15 minutes.

2.
Watercress-Cucumber Salad preparation step 2

In the meantime, rinse, trim and spin dry watercress and sorrel. Cut into bite-sized pieces.

3.
Watercress-Cucumber Salad preparation step 3

Peel onion, halve and slice into thin slices.

4.
Watercress-Cucumber Salad preparation step 4

Combine tarragon mustard, vinegar and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Whisk in the oil. Arrange cucumber, watercress, sorrel, onion and smoked salmon decoratively on a plate. Drizzle with the vinaigrette and serve the salad immediately.