Watercress, Melon and Almond Salad

Watercress, Melon and Almond Salad


"Melons and watercress make great summer dessert salads. If you cannot find any watercress, try some fresh mint instead."


15 m servings 274 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 274 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 20.3 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.4g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 6.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 69 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, whisk together lime juice, sugar, and ginger. Gradually add oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Add watercress, watermelon, and cantaloupe to dressing and toss to coat. Transfer salad to plates, sprinkle with sliced almonds and serve immediately.
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  1. 8 Ratings


I made this for a dinner party and everyone loved it. The lime dressing is very light and a perfect compliment to the melon and watercress!

A little bit bizarre. It was worth trying once though.

I love this salad, its so fresh!

LOVE THIS! I had just picked up some watercress and wanted to do something light to go with dinner. I added honey instead of sugar to the dressing and ginger powder instead of fresh. SO yummy!...

I like lime vinegarette, but I didn't like this one....tried to figure out why. It is too tart for the fruit. I want enough lime to make it "bright" but not actually "tart" and this one was "tar...

As recommended by another reviewer, I used honey instead of sugar. I also substituted toasted pecans for the almonds because that is what I had on hand. Brought this salad to a dinner party. ...

This was lunch today with a cup of mushroom soup. The lime brings a little bit of tartness to the dressing and the fresh ginger gives it just the right amount of zing. I did cut back on the am...