Mixed Herb Salad with Garlic Dressing

  • Active Time 15m
  • Total Time 15m

Serves 6


  • For the Dressing:
  • 1 head garlic, separated into cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • For the Salad:
  • 1 large bunch fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley, stemmed
  • 1 large bunch fresh mint, stemmed
  • 2 bunches watercress, stemmed



Bring a small saucepan three-fourths full of water to a boil and add salt to taste. Add the garlic and parboil for about 3 minutes to soften slightly and mellow the flavor. Drain and let cool.

Place the cooled garlic in a small bowl and add the oil, lemon juice, sea salt and pepper. Whisk to dissolve the sea salt and form a dressing.


Combine the parsley, mint and watercress in a salad bowl. Drizzle the dressing over the greens and toss to coat evenly. Serve immediately.

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RecID 5771

nutrition information per serving

255 calories; 27g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 398mg sodium; 3g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 1g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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