Watercress is a delicate salad green with small, round, dark green leaves on edible stems. Watercress leaves and stems have a lively, peppery tang.


  1. Tortellini with Watercress , White Beans and Pine Nuts

    30 minutes or fewer. Peppery watercress and creamy cannellini beans team up for a light and luscious one-dish meal. If watercress is unavailable, 8 cups of fresh arugula or spinach may be substituted.

  2. Watercress & Sugar Snap Salad with Warm Sesame-Shallot Vinaigrette

    In this Asian-inspired salad, the peppery flavor of watercress is paired with another emblematic spring vegetable - sugar snap peas. Tossed with a warm dressing made with caramelized onions, rice vinegar and toasted sesame oil, this salad is the perfect antidote to the chill of early spring. For ...

  3. Watercress & Endive Salad

    Watercress and Belgian endive are topped with fresh corn kernels, grated egg and a simple lemon vinaigrette for a stunning first-course salad.

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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Watercress , Pancetta & Goat Cheese Spaghetti

    Fri, 15 Jan 2016

    garlic, goat cheese and a big handful of watercress . It is actually a blank canvas to let ..... sometimes eclipse the goat cheese and watercress disappears in favor of sorrel or arugula ..... give way to orecchiette or fettuccine. Watercress , Pancetta & Goat Cheese Spaghetti

  2. Shaved Cauliflower Salad with Pickled Onion Pears Brussels Sprouts Recipe

    Mon, 27 Apr 2015

    Shaved Cauliflower Salad with Pickled Onion, Pears, Brussels Sprouts, Watercress , Medjool Dates and Cashews is crunchy, juicy, sweet and tangy – it’s a party in your mouth. Recently, my... Continue Reading

  3. Pomelo, Citrus and Mint Salad

    Tue, 6 Jan 2015

    and textures – slightly sweet pomelo’s are marinated in a sweet and sour “marinade” and are tossed with peppery watercress with mint and cilantro adding a fresh, herbal note. As the first dish of 2015, I think the year is off to a very good start

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