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Watercress

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Roasted Red-Pepper Salad with Anchovy White Beans

Time:1 hour
Ingredients
  • 4 small red bell peppers
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 anchovy fillets packed in olive oil, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 can (15 ounces) small white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 cup packed spicy baby greens, such as watercress or arugula
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Lentil Cakes with Feta-Yogurt Sauce and Cucumber-Cress Salad

Time:30 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 3 scallions, pale-green and white parts chopped; greens thinly sliced on bias
  • 1 tablespoon harissa (igourmet.com)
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 large egg plus 1 large egg white
  • 2 1/2 ounces goat's-milk or sheep's-milk feta cheese, crumbled (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon finely grated garlic (from 1 small clove)
  • 1/2 English cucumber, cut into half-moons (1 cup)
  • 1/2 ounce upland cress or watercress (1 cup)
  • 1/4 ounce fresh mint leaves (1/2 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons safflower oil
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Spicy Pork with Parsnips and Sweet Potatoes

Time:45 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled, halved, and sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 3 large parsnips, peeled, halved, and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving
  • 2 tablespoons light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pork tenderloin (about 12 ounces), excess fat and silver skin removed
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 bunch watercress, trimmed
  • Lime wedges, for serving
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Broiled Bacon-Wrapped Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Watercress

Time:35 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken-breast halves (about 12 ounces total), each cut into 2 cutlets
  • 4 slices bacon (about 4 ounces total)
  • 1/2 medium red onion, cut into 8 wedges
  • 4 cups watercress (from 1 to 2 bunches), thick stems removed
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Champagne or white-wine vinegar
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Baby Kale and Watercress Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Time:10 mins
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Fried Eggs with Tomatoes, Watercress, and Breadcrumbs

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Stir-Fried Chicken with Watercress

Time:25 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, such as safflower
  • 1 leek, halved lengthwise, well-washed and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1/2 medium jicama (about 6 ounces), peeled, thinly sliced, and cut into matchsticks
  • 1 red bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons minced peeled ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 bunches watercress (about 21 ounces), thick stems trimmed, coarsely chopped
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Watercress-Horseradish Deviled Eggs

Time:50 mins
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Watercress, Pink Grapefruit, and Walnut Salad

Ingredients
  • 2 1/4 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 1 pink grapefruit
  • 8 ounces watercress (about 2 bunches), thick stems removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
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