Watercress and Cucumber Salad

Watercress and Cucumber Salad

Servings 8


  • 3 cups cucumber w/o skin, sliced
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh
  • 2 tbsp hemp oil
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 6 cups watercress greens, fresh, chopped
  • 14 oz artichoke hearts
  • 2 stalks celery fresh
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped


  • In blender, puree 1/2 of sliced cucumber (could also throw the cucumber skins in the blender, especi ally if organic), and lemon juice. While still running blender, add hemp oil slowly. Add pepper. Rinse and quarter the artichoke hearts. In serving bowl, add cucumber, watercress, artichoke, celery, red onion, and top with dressing. Can crumble on top: cajun season tofu, tempeh, or feta cheese.