Watercress and Fennel Salad Recipe

It’s summertime, and who doesn’t love a light and satisfying salad to munch on?  El Gaucho Tacoma Executive Chef Jesus Boites created this oh-so easy but flavorsome salad which is featured on our menus this summer.  The Dijon mustard gives the salad a wonderful balance against the refreshing and crunchy fennel, and the goat cheese with pistachios round out the flavor and texture. This recipe is sure to be a go-to favorite for carefree summer days, whether you are entertaining friends or simply craving a quick and healthy meal for one. Bon appetit!


3.5 oz. Watercress
2 oz. Honey Dijon Dressing
1.5 oz. Fennel, sliced thin
.75 oz toasted Pistachios
1.5 oz. Goat cheese
Pinch Salt & pepper

Toss watercress, fennel and some of the dressing into a bowl and toss. Add goat cheese, pistachios, and salt pepper on top to taste. Serve. You can store the remaining dressing in the fridge up to a week.

Honey Dijon Dressing
¾ cup honey
1 cup Dijon mustard
Mix together well.


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