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WATERCRESS SALAD

1 Bunch Watercress Or Persian Watercress (Shahee) 1/4 Cup Sesame Seeds 3 Cucumbers 1 Avocado Olive Oil (Approx. 2 Tbsp) Rice Vinegar (Approx. 1 Tbsp) Salt, Black Pepper PREPARATIONS: 1- Mince the watercress. 2- Dice the cucumbers and avocado. 3- Roast the sesame seeds. DIRECTIONS: 1- Place the diced cucumbers and avocado into a large bowl. 2- Add roasted sesame seeds to the bowl. (Allow few minutes for the sesame seeds to cool down before adding to the bowl). 3- Add the minced watercress to the bowl. 4- Add salt, black pepper, olive oil, rice vinegar and stir thoroughly.

CALORIES & NUTRITION

WATERCRESS SALAD CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES

Watercress Salad is one of the most nutritious salads out there. Watercress does not seem to be much at the first glance but as you dig deeper into its benefits you realize why it has been considered a must have veggie on daily basis. Watercress contains very high amounts of anti oxidants. It contains high amounts of vitamin C. High amounts of antioxidants gives watercress its anti cancer abilities. It is also very helpful in treating anemia. Watercress contains high amounts of iron. Not only it help treating anemia, it is also good for maintaining healthy bones. Watercress benefits varies from eye, hair, teeth and skin health to hang over, cough, thyroid and digestive system. It can be used to treat damaged skin and treat some skin conditions. One serving of watercress salad (100g) has 83 calories (64 calories from fat). It contains very high amounts of vitamin B6 and vitamin C. Watercress salad is rich in iron (more than 11 percent). It's also very low in sodium and has no cholesterol. Watercress salad is ranked as Grade A on the nutritional chart. It has most of the essential vitamins and minerals your body needs to function on a daily bases. 3.5 oz (100g) of watercress salad contains 36mg sodium, 209mg potassium, 4.9g total carbohydrates, 1.9g dietary fiber and 1.4g protein.

nutritional facts

Serving Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 83  Calories from fat 64
Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.1g11%
Saturated Fat 1.2g  6%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 36mg1%
Potassium 209mg6%
Total Carbohydrates 4.9g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g  8%
Protein 1.4g





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