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Watercress and Mushroom Salad

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Category: Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 6 oz Watercress (1 bunch)
  • 1/2 lb Mushrooms -- thinly sliced
  • 1 tb Red wine vinegar
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 1 Shallot -- finely chopped
  • 1 tb Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Sugar
  • 1/8 ts Dried tarragon
  • 1 ds White pepper
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1/4 c Vegetable oil
  • 1 tb Chopped parsley
  • 1 tb Minced chives


1. Remove leaves from watercress, using only tender stems; discard coarse
stems. You should have about 3 cups leaves and stems. Combine with
mushrooms in a medium bowl. If done ahead, cover and refrigerate.

2. In a small bowl, mix vinegar, lemon juice, shallot, mustard, salt,
sugar, tarragon, and pepper. Using a whisk or fork, gradually beat in oils
until slightly thickened and well combined. Mix in parsley and chives.

3. Toss watercress mixture lightly with dressing and serve immediately.

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