From green salads and stir frys to soups, quiches, and pastas, watercress can be used in a variety of ways. Try these watercress recipes and this healthful, cruciferous green vegetable may quickly become a regular at your table.
Watercress has a peppery bite that provides contrast to mild-mannered asparagus in this simple main-dish salad.
If you like, add grilled chicken to make this rainbow-colored salad a main dish.
Watercress gives this vegetarian quiche a peppery bite while wheat berries and egg whites give it a healthy facelift.
The piquant flavor of capers perfectly accents the salmon for these colorful appetizers.
All aspects of this healthy dinner salad can be made ahead and kept refrigerated until serving time. An Asian-influenced salad dressing adds flavor to this asparagus, pea pod, and chicken salad.
Check your farmer's market for spring's first green and white asparagus to star in this refreshing salad.
This low-fat vegetarian meal has only five ingredients, making it a quick dinner for busy weeknights.
This heart-healthy dish, loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, is ideal for dieters. It has fewer than 150 calories per serving.
Serve these fresh crab salad sandwiches as an appetizer or serve them with fruit to make a light meal.
Jalapeno chile pepper and watercress add a peppery bite to this easy salad. A touch of sweetness provided by kiwifruit and cucumber counteracts the zing.
This quick salad recipe is perfect as a lunch or light dinner entree and requires just five ingredients.
Creamy salmon-caper filling, topped with watercress, makes these bite-size sandwiches a perfect appetizer or snack for small gatherings. Poach the salmon and make the dressing a day ahead of serving. Assemble the sandwiches shortly before serving.
Serve this mini crab salad sandwich recipe for an appetizer or at a spring party with a variety of side salads.