Watercress- grape salad with creamy cabernet dressing


Watercress- grape salad with creamy cabernet dressing

Prep Time: 15 Mins Total Time: 15 Mins



    • 2 Tablespoons Cabernet Sauvignon
    • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
    • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
    • 1/2 tablespoon minced shallots
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 Tablespoon sour cream
    • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


    • 3 cups fresh watercress leaves, lightly packed (about 2 bunches)
    • 2 heads Belgian endive, cut into 1/4-inch slices
    • 2 cups seedless red grapes, sliced in half
    • 1 medium firm but ripe avocado, peeled, pitted & cubed
    • fresh ground pepper to taste


    1. Prepare dressing: Whisk together wine, vinegar, mustard and shallots in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in oil, then sour cream. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    2. Prepare salad: Place watercress, endive and grapes in a medium bowl and drizzle with dressing; toss well to coat, then lightly stir in avocado.
    3. Transfer to salad plates and season with pepper.