Watercress Recipes

Watercress, that tangy little green that packs a peppery punch--here are the recipes you'll need to add it to your menu.

Staff Picks

Fennel and Watercress Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 29
This salad would be a welcome addition to any Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner table.
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Watercress and Crab Salad

Rating: 4 stars 6
This is a very fresh and delicious salad combining watercress and imitation crab in a light vinaigrette dressing.
By Sharon

Watercress Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 39
A delightful, semi-creamy soup with the nice, peppery taste of fresh watercress. This pureed soup will titillate your taste buds.
By William Anatooskin

Seared Ahi Tuna with Watercress, Chile, and Ginger Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 14
This Thai influenced tuna steak with a light and aromatic salad is ideal for summer.

Pork Tofu with Watercress and Bean Sprouts

Rating: 3 stars 6
Tofu and watercress are a great, flavorful combination, and a wholesome one, too! My teenage boys who don't like greens actually love this dish. Red chile garlic paste can be substituted for the ground black pepper.

Waldorf Salad with Yogurt

Rating: 4.5 stars 26
This is a classic recipe for a Waldorf Salad.
By Allrecipes Member

Easy Tofu and Watercress Salad

One of Hawaii's local favorites. Easy to make and always a crowd-pleaser.

Watercress, Melon and Almond Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 9
Melons and watercress make great summer dessert salads. If you cannot find any watercress, try some fresh mint instead.
By Allrecipes Member

Cobb Salad with Brown Derby French Dressing

Rating: 3 stars 2
A great main dish salad recipe that has a pleasing presentation. Serve with crusty bread for a filling meal.

Classic German Side Salad

This salad is served in most restaurants in Germany as a side salad (u0022kleiner gruener Salatu0022). It's a mixture of leafy greens with a simple cream dressing.

Spicy Watercress Salad

Rating: 5 stars 1
Spicy watercress salad.

Green Salad with Garden Cress

Spruce up a simple green salad with garden cress and horseradish. You can use homemade or store-bought vinaigrette.

Inspiration and Ideas

Asian-Style Watercress Soup
Think of it as an egg drop soup with watercress, quite nice.
Yogurt Watercress Quichelettes
Rating: Unrated 3
Yummy and easy - this dish is great for when you have a craving for quiche, but don't have the time, ingredients or want the fat. Soy yogurt can be substituted for a vegan version.
Orange-Watercress Bread Salad

A bread salad with a spicy twist!