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  • 3 cups torn dandelion leaves
  • 1 bunch watercress, roots trimmed
  • 1 medium carrot, grated (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup slivered red onion
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, and sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili-garlic sauce (or 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes)
  • 2 teaspoons natural cane sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced fresh ginger

Dandelion and Watercress Salad with Ginger Dressing

DL Staff | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 6 people
  • Calories per serving: 53

Also great with chickweed, this vegetable-loaded salad makes a nice light lunch. The spicy ginger vinaigrette gives a flavor kick with little fat.

  1. Toss dandelion, watercress, carrot, onion, cucumber, and cilantro in a large salad bowl. Whisk all dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Drizzle over salad and toss gently.

PER SERVING: 53 cal, 40% fat cal, 3g fat, 0g sat fat, 0mg chol, 2g protein, 7g carb, 2g fiber, 87mg sodium

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