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Asparagus, Watercress and Salmon Salad

A delicious fresh salmon salad that works well as a first course or as a light main

Asparagus, Watercress and Salmon Salad

This quick and easy salad with watercress, asparagus, and smoked salmon can be served as a side salad or full entrée salad for two.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Cool Time5 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Asparagus, Salmon Salad, Watercress
Servings: 2
Calories: 694kcal


  • Measuring Cups/Spoons Set
  • Glass Liquid Measuring Cups
  • 18 x 24-Inch Plastic Cutting Board
  • 8" Chef's Knife
  • 10" Serrated Knife
  • Glass Nesting Bowls
  • 9" Wire Whisk
  • 5-Quart Saute Saucepan
  • Kitchen Strainer and Colander Set



  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. 1 Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. Chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tsp. White wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • ½ cup Olive oil


  • 14 Asparagus spears, trimmed


  • 4 oz. Cold-smoked salmon or Nova lox
  • 1 cup Croutons
  • ½ cup ½ cup fresh watercress
  • Black pepper to taste


  • Whisk together egg yolk, lemon juice, Dijon, dill, vinegar, and sugar for the dressing; slowly drizzle in oil until incorporated.
  • Blanch asparagus in a pan of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Drain asparagus and pat dry.
  • Divide salmon, asparagus, croutons, and watercress between two plates; season with pepper. Drizzle dressing over salads.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories694
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 62g 96%
    • Saturated Fat 9g 45%
  • Cholesterol 105mg 35%
  • Sodium 1279mg 54%
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
    • Protein 17g 34%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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