Watercress Salad with Shaved Fennel and Pears
Serves 4-6
2 bunches watercress
1 pear, unpeeled and sliced
1 fennel bulb, sliced very thin or shaved with a mandoline
1/2 cup whole pecans, toasted
3 T walnut oil
1-2 T champagne, white balsamic, or cider vinegar
  salt and pepper
In a large bowl, combine the watercress, pears, fennel, and pecans. Set aside or refrigerate.
Dress the salad with the walnut oil and champagne vinegar, and season with salt and pepper. Plate the salad. Serve immediately.