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Mediterranean Detox Salad

watercress-artichoke-salad RecipeLevi Brown

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) English cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 6 cups trimmed watercress
  • 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
  • 2 large celery stalks, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese

Preparation

Cut cucumber in half, and slice crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Process 3/4 cup cucumber and lemon juice in blender. Add olive oil in a thin stream; pulse until combined. Season the dressing with black pepper, to taste; transfer to a large bowl. Add remaining 1 cup cucumber, watercress, artichoke hearts, celery, red onion, and feta cheese to a bowl. Toss with the dressing, and divide among 4 bowls; serve.

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  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups salad)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:170
Fat per serving:11g
Saturated fat per serving:4g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:1g
Protein per serving:7g
Carbohydrates per serving:12g
Fiber per serving:1g
Cholesterol per serving:17mg
Iron per serving:2mg
Sodium per serving:411mg
Calcium per serving:180mg

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