Crunchy, Spicy Salad

September 10, 2009

Author Notes: Fresh and crisp, a great starter or side to a light lunch. This serves only 1, but could easily be doubled, tripled, etc...TheThinChef

Serves: 1


  • 1 ounce (1/2 2-ounce bag) watercress, larger stems removed and discarded
  • 1 miniature cucumber, or 1/2 regular cucumber, sliced
  • 2 large radishes, halved and sliced
  • 1/2 ripe avocado, sliced (optional)
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 to 1 tablespoons good-quality extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground black pepper, to taste
In This Recipe


  1. Combine watercress, cucumber, radish, and avocado (if using) in a medium bowl. Toss gently to combine. Drizzle with lemon juice, and toss, then drizzle with oil, and toss again. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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