Crunchy watercress, cucumber & radish salad

Crunchy watercress, cucumber & radish salad

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins


Serves 8
A superhealthy, summery salad perfect for barbeques and picnic

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian


  • kcal22
  • fat1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.12g
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  • 1 cucumber
  • 2x 100g bags watercress



    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

  • 2x 150g bags baby radishes, halved if large



    The root of a member of the mustard family, radishes have a peppery flavour and a crisp, crunchy…

For the dressing

  • 6 tbsp natural yogurt
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • sprig dill, leaves only, chopped


  1. To make the dressing, whisk together all the ingredients, then season. (This can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 days.) Peel the cucumber into long, thin strips with a vegetable peeler, discarding the seeded section. Just before leaving, arrange the watercress, cucumber and radishes in a portable container. Drizzle with dressing just before serving.

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Comments (5)

catie74's picture

Quick and easy and generally always have the ingredients in so a great standby. Living by the watercress beds in Hampshire the watercress is always fresh, crunchy and hot. Perfect with mackerel

lilyjane's picture

Delicious. Even kids who usually hate salads and all greens loved it.

ragland_park's picture

Unfortunately, the only watercress I could find didn't look too tasty so tried this with a bag of variety lettuce. Still, a delicious salad that offers something different. Went down well at the bbq and I will for sure make again.

mother_ship's picture

I made this to go with Dorset Sausage Pasties and the peppery crunchiness of it complemented the pasties very well.

lucyaitchison's picture

Goes really well with salmon. Will definatly be making again.

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