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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  1. Savory and Sweet Christmas Salads

    Tue, 6 Dec 2011

    cheeses and peppery greens like arugula or watercress . One of my favorites is this Arugula and ..... an equally elegant variation. This Watercress Salad is on my holiday menu this year ..... which also marry well with the spicy watercress and nutty Marcona almonds. Remember: A salad

  2. Easter Ham for Brunch, Lunch and Dinner

    Tue, 15 Apr 2014

    holiday. For leftovers, try one of these appealing options: This is an open faced sandwich that uses both leftover meat and hard boiled eggs. Sweet pickle relish, Dijon mustard and fresh watercress add flair to this lunchtime favorite.

  3. Salisbury Steak: 30-Minute Meal

    Wed, 21 Dec 2011

    chopped red peppers and scallions, it becomes an irresistible nod to the East. These steaks are served on a bed of sautéd watercress , which makes them ultrahealthy. Pasta with Baby Salisbury Steaks takes the classic broiled beef, makes each one a mini

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  1. 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

  2. Wild About Greens

    Wed, 20 Jun 2012

    but how often do you cook with beet greens? What about watercress ? Have you ever tried mizuna in your green smoothie? In a comfortingly ..... combined fruits with savory vegetables (gasp!) and ate watercress raw for the first time, emboldened by the Sumptuous Spring Greens Salad (page

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