5-Minute Radicchio and Watercress Salad Recipe

5-Minute Radicchio and Watercress Salad Recipe

[Photograph: Vicky Wasik]

This quick and easy salad of hearty, peppery greens is the perfect side dish for a weeknight supper.

Why It Works

  • No frills and no extra work for this simple salad.
  • Yield:Serves 4
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • 4 ounces radicchio (about 1/2 medium head; 225g), cored, leaves torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 bunch watercress or arugula (about 2 ounces; 55g)
  • 2 radishes, very thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon (5ml) fresh juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt


  1. 1.

    In a large bowl, toss together radicchio, watercress or arugula, radishes, lemon juice, and olive oil. Season with salt. Serve immediately.