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Watercress and Brie Salad Recipe

Watercress and Brie Salad Recipe

This delightful recipe combines peppery fresh watercress (so filled with immune-enhancing carotenoids) and elegant, creamy Brie with a simple lemon dressing for a salad sure to wake up your taste buds. So easy to make, and a refreshing change of pace for your family and guests.

3 bunches watercress, roots and dead leaves trimmed
6 ounces Brie, rind trimmed
¼ cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

1. Gently rinse the watercress and pat it dry. Separate the branches. Cut the Brie into bite-size cubes. Arrange the watercress and Brie on individual salad plates.

2. Whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil in a small bowl. Drizzle over each salad and serve.

Serves 4.

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Adapted from “Prairie Home Cooking” by Judith M. Fertig (Harvard Common Press, 1999). Copyright (c) 1999 by Judith M. Fertig. Reprinted by permission of Harvard Common Press.
Adapted from “Prairie Home Cooking” by Judith M. Fertig (Harvard Common Press, 1999).

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4:58AM PST on Mar 10, 2012

mmm... sounds interesting...

1:44AM PDT on Sep 13, 2011

Healthy recipe. Thanks.

9:53AM PDT on Jul 21, 2011

Thank you

4:26PM PDT on May 2, 2011


2:43PM PST on Nov 11, 2010

Another good one...watercress and brie! I can't wait to try this salad. Thank you.

7:47AM PDT on May 8, 2010

Love, love, brie...thanks.

3:32PM PDT on Apr 1, 2010

Mmm...watercress! Thanks!

11:03AM PST on Feb 20, 2010

Brie cheese is one of my favorites. The watercress was wonder and I also add sliced Fuji apples. Very good.

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I've printed these out and will definitely include them in my fitness regimen.

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