5 large bunches watercress, stems removed, leaves washed and well dried
2 ripe avocados, halved, seeded, and peeled
Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl. Tear watercress into bite-sized pieces and toss with dressing. Divide salad among 6 serving plates. Thinly slice avocado halves into strips lengthwise. Garnish center of each salad with avocado and serve.
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