Watercress Salad with Oranges and Cucumber

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Watercress Salad with Oranges and Cucumber

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a serving bowl except the optional seeds. 

  2. Toss together and serve, passing around the optional seeds for topping individual servings.

Ingredients
  • 1/2 English (hothouse) or other crisp cucumber cucumber, thinly sliced

  • 3 to 4 small oranges (such as clementines), peeled and sectioned

  • 2 big handfuls young spinach or arugula leaves

  • 1/2 bunch watercress leaves

  • 1 cup green sprouts (such as pea shoots)

  • Juice of 1/2 orange

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

  • 1 teaspoon each lemon and orange zest, or more to taste,

  • optional (but highly recommended

  • 1 to 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

  • Toasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas) or sunflower seeds for topping, optional