Cucumber-Watercress Relish

Featured by Trisaetum Winery & Vineyards in the Pinot Noir Wine Club.

Ingredients

2 tsp. yellow mustard seeds
3/4 tsp. fennel seeds
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
2 Tbs. olive oil
1 Tbs. sugar
2 1/4 cups 1/4-inch pieces unpeeled
seeded English hothouse cucumber
1 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup coarsely chopped watercress

Instructions

Stir mustard and fennel seeds in small skillet over medium-high heat until mustard seeds begin to pop, about 2 minutes. Transfer to medium glass bowl. Whisk in vinegar, oil and sugar. Add cucumber and onion; toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. (Can be made 4 hours ahead. Cover; chill.) Mix watercress into relish and serve.



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