Nutty bresaola salad with horseradish dressing


Salad Dressing Recipes: Top 50 Most Delicious Homemade Salad DressingsThe sharpness of watercress is delicious with bresaola, a lean, air-dried salted beef from northern Italy. The citrus notes in the horseradish dressing beautifully round off this simple salad.

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 17 Minutes


  • 2 bunches of really fresh watercress, stalks trimmed
  • 8 slices bresaola or prosciutto
  • 1 fennel bulb, trimmed and finely shredded
  • ΒΌ cup walnuts, roughly chopped
For the dressing
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 orange juice
  • 1 tsp horseradish sauce (hot or cream)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
How to Make It
  1. First, make the dressing. Put all the ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until combined. Season well with salt and black pepper and set aside.
  2. Scatter the watercress in a large, shallow serving bowl and top with the bresaola.
  3. Add the fennel, toss to combine, and sprinkle over the walnuts. When ready to serve, drizzle with some of the dressing you may not need it all.

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