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Watercress Salad With Croutons

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Ingredients
  Watercress 1 Bunch (100 gm), broken into sprigs
  Pine nuts 1 Ounce, toasted (30 Gram)
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Ounce (45 Gram)
  Bread slice 6 , crusts removed, cut into 1/2 inch squares
  Rindless streaky bacon rashers 4
  Red wine vinegar 2 Fluid Ounce (60 Milliliter)
  Olive oil 2 Fluid Ounce (60 Milliliter)
  Soft brown sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Double cream 3 Tablespoon
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Watercress
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2074 Calories from Fat 1495

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 170 g260.8%

Saturated Fat 46.9 g234.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 148.3 mg49.4%

Sodium 1695.2 mg70.6%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 55 g109.1%

Vitamin A 85.2% Vitamin C 72.5%

Calcium 25.6% Iron 37.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Watercress Salad With Croutons Recipe