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Go Green This St. Patrick's Day w/ Watercress Salad

Go Green This St. Patrick's Day w/ Watercress Salad

John L. Pantera

Check out this amazingly tasty and nutritious watercress salad recipe for a healthy alternative for St. Patrick's Day.

Avocado and Watercress Salad


1/4 cup rice vinegar or white balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon minced shallot (or sweet onion)
4 teaspoons tamari soy sauce
2 teaspoon agave syrup or honey
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons olive or canola oil
6 cups watercress (thin stems and leaves only; from 1 large bunch)
2 firm-ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and sliced


Stir or shake together vinegar, shallot, tamari soy sauce, and agave until well mixed, then stir in oil.

Gently toss watercress with enough dressing to coat. Divide watercress onto serving plates, layer with avocado and drizzle lightly with additional dressing.

Serve immediately, and enjoy a healthy St. Patrick's Day treat!

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