Watercress, Melon and Almond Salad Recipe

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Watercress, Melon and Almond Salad
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  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large bunches watercress (about 10 oz total), tough ends trimmed, sprigs torn in half
  • 2 1/2 cups 1/2-inch pieces watermelon
  • 2 1/2 cups 1/2-inch pieces cantaloupe


  1. Whisk lime juice, sugar, and ginger in large bowl to blend. Gradually whisk in oil. Season dressing with salt and pepper. Add watercress, watermelon, and cantaloupe to dressing and toss to coat. Transfer salad to plates. Sprinkle with sliced almonds and serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 260.3 Kcal (1090 kJ)
Calories from fat 179.73 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.97g 31%
Sodium 21.5mg 1%
Potassium 499.67mg 11%
Total Carbs 20.47g 7%
Sugars 16.08g 64%
Dietary Fiber 2.32g 9%
Protein 4.6g 9%
Vitamin C 52.4mg 87%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 47.4mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 105.92 Kcal (443 kJ)
Calories from fat 73.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.13g 31%
Sodium 8.75mg 1%
Potassium 203.31mg 11%
Total Carbs 8.33g 7%
Sugars 6.54g 64%
Dietary Fiber 0.94g 9%
Protein 1.87g 9%
Vitamin C 21.3mg 87%
Iron 0.1mg 2%
Calcium 19.3mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.4
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

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