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Watercress is a fast-growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plants

Watercress is used in salads, sandwiches, to garnish fish, roast chicken or duck, and is also used in sauces and soups.

Watercress is grown in a number of counties of the UK, most notably, Hertfordshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset, although the first commercial cultivation was along the River Ebbsfleet in Kent. Alresford, near Winchester, is often considered the watercress capital of Britain (to the extent that a steam railway line is named after the famous local crop)

It small green leaves have a sharp, pungent, peppery flavor.

Watercress is rich in vitamin C, calcium, iron and folic acid. It is a cruciferous plant containing anti-cancer phytochemicals such as beta-carotene and flavonoids.

Relevant Recipes for Watercress

Recipe Names

  1. Arugula And Watercress Salad
  2. Barleyed Oxtail And Watercress Soup
  3. Beef Paillards With Watercress Salad
  4. Border Grill Watercress And Orange Salad
  5. Broccoli, Orange And Watercress Salad
  6. Carrot And Watercress Terrine
  7. Chicken Escalopes With Watercress-Green Onion Mayonnaise
  8. Chilled Watercress Soup
  9. Chinese Gingery Sole And Watercress Soup
  10. Citrus And Watercress Salad
  11. Cream Of Watercress Soup
  12. Creamy Watercress Soup
  13. Crispy Asian Lacquered Poussin With Watercress, Shiitake And Black Bean Noodle Stir-fry
  14. Crispy Striped Bass With Sauteed Baby Morels And A Watercress Sauce
  15. Cucumber Red Onion and Watercress
  16. Cucumber Watercress Salad
  17. Dandelion Watercress Timbales With Cajun Crayfish Etouffee
  18. Fennel, Watercress, And Endive Salad With Toasted Pine Nuts
  19. Feta, Pear, And Watercress Salad
  20. Fried Panela And Watercress Salad
  21. Frontier Buffalo Cowboy Steak On Watercress And Totsoi
  22. Gingered Fish And Watercress Soup
  23. Goat Cheese And Watercress Tea Sandwiches
  24. Goat Cheese-Walnut Souffles With Watercress-Frisee Salad
  25. Grenadine Of Veal With Cream Of Watercress, Spaghetti Of Car
  26. Grilled Blue Fish On Watercress With Warm Bacon Dressing
  27. Grilled Salmon With Potato and Watercress Salad
  28. Heart Of Romaine And Watercress With Basil Anchovy Sauce
  29. Hot And Sour Shrimp With Watercress And Walnuts
  30. Iceberg And Watercress Salad With Blue Cheese Dressing
  31. Lobster In Wild Watercress Dressing
  32. Marinated Scallops And Watercress Salad
  33. Mom's Potato Watercress Salad
  34. Pan Fried Peppered Halibut With Pears And Watercress
  35. Pasta Frittata With Watercress And Sausage
  36. Pasta Frittata With Watercress And Sausage
  37. Pear, Endive And Watercress Salad
  38. Pear, Endive And Watercress Salad With Gorgonzola Crostini
  39. Pinto Beans With Watercress
  40. Platter Of Fennel, Red Pepper, Beetroot, Watercress
  41. Poached Salmon Fillets With Watercress Mayonnaise
  42. Roasted Beet Salad Watercress, Lentils & Sopressata
  43. Roasted Beet Salad W Watercress, Lentils, Sopressata & Tale
  44. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds On Watercress And Pear Salad
  45. Salad Of Fresh Watercress With Baby Tomatoes And A Sherry Vinaigrette
  46. Salmon Mousse With Watercress Sauce
  47. Sauteed Kohlrabi And Watercress
  48. Sea Bass Amandine On Watercress
  49. Shrimp Salad with White Beans, Mint Oil and Watercress
  50. Smoked Carpaccio w Grilled Potato, Asparagus & Watercress
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Recipe Ingredients

  1. Apple-Walnut Salad
  2. Arugula And Watercress Salad
  3. Arugula Canapes
  4. Asian Noodle Bowl With Ham
  5. Asparagus And Mushroom Salad With Shaved Parmesan
  6. Avocado Chef Salad
  7. Baby Beets And Pistachio Crusted Goat Cheese On Frisee
  8. Baby Greens With Almond Vinaigrette
  9. Baguettes With Smoked Salmon And Dill Butter
  10. Bak-O-Bayou Salad
  11. Bar Room Slaw (The Four Seasons Restaurant)
  12. Barleyed Oxtail And Watercress Soup
  13. Beef Fondue
  14. Beef Paillards With Watercress Salad
  15. Beef Wellington (Gourmet Mag)
  16. Beet And Apple Salad
  17. Beet Dip
  18. Beets and Onions Vinaigrette
  19. Belgian Endive Stuffed With Crabmeat Ravigote
  20. Berries And Greens
  21. Beverly Hills Crown Alligator Pear Salad
  22. Bitter Greens And Vegetable Salad
  23. Black Bean Flan
  24. Black Lentil And Kasha Salad
  25. Black Pepper-Crusted Standing Rib Roast Au Jus
  26. Bleu Cheese Crostini With Sancerre Syrup And Peppery Lettuce
  27. Boeuf A La Ficelle
  28. Boneless Cornish Hen With Port Orange Sauce
  29. Border Grill Watercress And Orange Salad
  30. Bread Salad
  31. Brie Pinwheel
  32. Broccoli, Orange And Watercress Salad
  33. Broiled Beef With Mushroom Stuffing
  34. Broiled Chicken with Rosemary
  35. Brown Derby's Cobb Salad
  36. Butter Poached Sturgeon
  37. Buttered Peas And Pearl Onions
  38. Caesar Salad
  39. Caribbean Mahi Mahi (10 PTS)
  40. Carrot And Watercress Terrine
  41. Caviar And Salmon Parfait
  42. Centerpiece Salmon Salad With Tarragon Honey Mustard Dressing
  43. Cheese-Crusted Chicken With Cream
  44. Chicken "Schnitzel" With Arugula Salad
  45. Chicken Breasts A La Dijon
  46. Chicken Burritos
  47. Chicken Escalopes With Watercress-Green Onion Mayonnaise
  48. Chicken Salad With Green Beans And Basil Mayonnaise
  49. Chilled Cucumber And Bell Pepper Soup
  50. Chilled Lobster Salad With Basil-Lime Salsa
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