Smoked Salmon & Watercress

This simple little salad packs a massive nutritional punch, guaranteed to curb your hunger for a lite snack to tide you over until your next main meal.   

Salmon and watercress are nutritional powerhouses, and when combined create a complimentary micronutrient profile.  

Salmon provides the majority of the calories, along with protein, omega 3, vitamins B3, B5, B6, B12, E and D, along with choline, copper, iron and selenium.  Watercress fills in vitamins A, C and K1 along with calcium, magnesium and potassium.


One serve provides 67 calories, 10 g protein, 2 g fat, 1 g of net carbs and P:E = 3.0.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • 50 g watercress
  • 50 g smoked salmon
  • 1 tsp dill weed, chopped
  • Quarter a lemon


  • Arrange the salmon and watercress decoratively on a serving plate, sprinkle with dill and squeeze over some lemon juice.

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