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Watercress And Violet Salad

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The slightly sweet dressing is an interesting contrast to the peppery watercress.
Ingredients
  Watercress 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Violets 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Wine vinegar 2 Teaspoon
  Grand marnier 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecan nuts 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Pick tiny sprigs off water cress, tie into small bundles with rubber bands. Stand in water. Snip heads off violets. Shake together in a screw-top jar the olive oil, vinegar and Grand Marnier. Shake water off watercress and remove rubber bands. Place in bowl, top with violets and nuts, add dressing, toss and serve. Serves 6.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 196 Calories from Fat 112

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.9%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 10.6 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber 11.6 g46.2%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 5 g9.7%

Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 18.1%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Watercress And Violet Salad Recipe