Mango and Salad Cress Smoothie

DrinkServes 1

Local salad grower on a mission to bring back cress Yorkshire-based salad grower, W.S. Bentley has been growing fresh salad cress, pea shoots and microgreens all year round from its site in Gomersal for more than 60 years. And now the family-run business is aiming to inspire a new generation to get back in the kitchen and rustle up healthy meals using its produce. Visit for the team’s recipes including a Salad Cress, Avocado and Poached Salmon Sandwich, Salad Cress Mashed Potatoes and even a Mango and Salad Cress Smoothie below. With the restorative benefits of natural ingredients, this smoothie is not only energising but helps to soothe the body, with a spicy hit of ginger and a spoonful of turmeric. Partnered perfectly with sweet mango, juicy oranges and the peppery kick of salad cress, it is a fantastic way to start your day.


1 punnet of salad cress

2 large oranges, peeled

275g sliced mango

1.5cm fresh ginger, peeled

½ lemon, juice

¼ tsp turmeric (optional)

250ml unsweetened almond milk


  1. Place the oranges, mango and ginger into the blender or smoothie maker, followed by the lemon juice, turmeric and almond milk, and whizz together for 15 seconds.
  2. Add the snipped salad cress and blend for a further 10 seconds.
  3. Serve in a chilled glass