Fried Herbed Goat Cheese and Radish Watercress Salad

PARTNER POST: Discover the nutritious and versatile wonders of watercress with these tasty recipe ideas.
This peppery watercress salad is topped with crispy herbed goat cheese that has been fried to perfection. It’s a salad with the perfect amount of crunch and creaminess.

Fried Herbed Goat Cheese and Radish Watercress Salad

I have an amazing salad for you today. One that showcases lovely watercress! Have you tried watercress before? Watercress has a mild peppery flavor when it is young, just perfect in this Fried Herbed Goat Cheese and Radish Watercress Salad. This salad makes me excited for spring and summer dishes.

Fried Herbed Goat Cheese and Radish Watercress Salad

I developed this salad with a few things in mind. First of course to show you healthy and wonderful watercress from B&W Quality Growers. They have a passion for growing distinctive, flavorful, good-for-you baby leaves. The baby leaves have been aquatically-grown and serve up a delicate crunch.

The watercress goes gorgeously with the walnuts and radishes and then gets a creamy addition from the crispy herbed goat cheese rounds. You don’t have to mess with adding the herbs on the goat cheese yourself. You can buy goat cheese with the added herbs already. Place your goat cheese in the freezer first for easier slicing and then fry the rounds up quickly. This makes them crisp and warm, a heavenly addition.

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Fried Herbed Goat Cheese and Radish Watercress Salad

There is lots of goodness in this salad. Watercress is naturally low calorie, fat free, cholesterol free, and very low in sodium. Watercress is a good source of vitamin A and high in both vitamin C and K. Also, there is a growing body of evidence in watercress’ cancer fighting ability and antimicrobial properties. It helps reduce inflammation and has cardio-protective effects with its high antioxidant content. All that wrapped up in a pretty green that tastes wonderful!

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Tara Noland

Tara Noland

Cooking, baking and entertaining have been a lifelong passion for me. I started at a very young age to bake and cook for my family. Even attempting many of Julia Child’s recipes as a young teenager and cooking meals for the family or for company. Now I love entertaining and celebrating the holidays. My husband Ken loves being in the kitchen creating right along with me. Our daughter has been doing cooking classes with me for a number of years and also enjoys everything that the kitchen has to offer.

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