Refreshing Radish, Watercress, Tomato Salad with Lime-Soy-Ginger Dressing

May 24, 2012

Author Notes: This is a light and refreshing salad using a variety of summer and spring vegetables. It can be easily pared with pork, chicken or fish. The heat of the radish and watercress, as well as, the ginger, gives it a nice "kick."Bohdanna

Serves: 4



  • 2 cups watercress, cleaned
  • 2 cups medley of tomatoes, red, yellow, orange, diced into small quarters
  • 5 pieces radishes, cleaned, ends cut off, thinly sliced
  • 1 piece red onion, small, sliced thinly into ringlets
  • 1/2 cup chives, chopped finely


  • 1 tablespoon ginger, finely grated
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce, light
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar, rice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup juice of one large lime
In This Recipe


  1. In a medium bowl, gently mix all of the salad ingredients together.
  2. In a separate small bowl, whisk together all of the dressing ingredients. Chill dressing in refrigerator for a few minutes.
  3. Arrange the salad on your serving plate, and pour the prepared dressing over the entire salad. Gently toss.
  4. Decorate with radish slices and chives, as a garnish.

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