Watercress, Mango, and Avocado Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette


Watercress, Mango, and Avocado Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette

Watercress is the nutritional superstar of this dish, accompanied by other fruit rockstars -- mango and avocados. The sherry vinaigrette brings this colorful and tasty dish to a new level. Topped with toasted pumpkin seeds it's a lively way to start a meal. Its the perfect salad for all seasons.


  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 2 T. canola or safflower oil
  • 2 T. sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 t. dijon mustard
  • 1/2 t. honey
  • 1 t. shallots, minced
  • 1/2 t. garlic, minced
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/4 t. pepper
  • 4 c. watercress
  • 1 ea. Mango, peeled & sliced
  • 1 ea. Avocado From Mexico, pitted, peeled, & sliced
  • 1/4 c. red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c. pumpkin seeds, toasted


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, canola oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, shallots, garlic, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the watercress and onions and toss with dressing. Top with avocado, mango, and pumpkin seeds.


Nutrition Facts
Watercress, Mango, and Avocado Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 290 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 330mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 8g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 5g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 4%
Iron 0mg 6%
Potassium 450mg 32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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