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Egg and Watercress Salad Recipe with a Turmeric Curry Vinaigrette

Here’s a superfood you need to eat more of: watercress.

With more calcium than milk and more iron than spinach, watercress is a super vegetable. Its antioxidants reduce inflammation and pain. The sulphur glycosides help with chronic bronchitis. Watercress also improves your eyes, digestion, and bones. And yes, it’s tasty.

Egg and Watercress Salad with a Turmeric Curry Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 slices whole-grain bread, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 3 tbs white balsamic or white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 8 oz watercress, trimmed
  • 4 hard-cooked large eggs, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced sweet onion
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh tarragon

Instructions

  1. Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 450°F.2. Combine 1 tbs. of the oil and the cayenne in a small bowl. Put the bread cubes on a rimmed baking sheet and toss to coat with the cayenne oil. Toast in a single layer until lightly crunchy and golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, curry powder, turmeric powder, maple syrup and mustard. Slowly whisk in the remaining 3 tbs oil.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the croutons with 1/4 cup of the vinaigrette to soften them slightly. Add the watercress and coat. Divide this mixture onto 4 plates.
  4. Put the eggs and sweet onion in the same bowl, toss with the remaining vinaigrette, and season to taste with salt.
  5. Add the egg mixture to the salads. Sprinkle tarragon over top of the egg mixture and serve.
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