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Fennel and Watercress Salad

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars

"This salad would be a welcome addition to any Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner table."
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20 m servings 178
Original recipe yields 20 servings


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  1. In a bowl, combine the cranberries, red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, garlic and salt. Whisk in the olive oil.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the watercress, fennel, radicchio and pecans. Stir the vinaigrette and pour over salad. Toss well and serve at once.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 178 calories; 15.4 8.9 3.1 0 202 Full nutrition

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This salad really grew on me. It was a 4 with the first few bites, but by the time I finished, I wanted more. I halved the recipe, and even that made a ton--but the leftovers are just as good. I...

This was so easy and delicious. Made a weeknight meal feel special. Didn't have radichio on hand so left it out and it was still great.

This is a very delicious salad if you can find some nice fresh fennel and watercress. Try Whole Foods.

This is a great base recipe. I too skipped the radiccio and couldn't find any cranberries in the house. So I subbed diced dates for the c-berries, toasted walnuts for the pecans and added onio...

what a great combination of flavors! This salad is unique and delicious. Thanks!

This was excellent! I live by myself so I actually made 1/6 of the recipe. Makes quite a bit for a single gal but I kept the dressing in a jar instead of putting it all on the salad as I knew ...

Fabulous! The did not have radicchio, so sadly had to omit. Can not wait to make it again!! I reduced the servings to 5, but the dressing ingredients did not change, so I have tons of leftove...

Very delicious salad. Will definitely make this again.

The combination of flavors are great but I used this recipe as a starting point. I modified it as follows to serve 6: 1 fennel bulb, 2 stalks celery, 1 bag shredded red cabbage, pistachios toast...