Delicate watercress often gets the salad or garnish treatment, but it offers far more than just a sprinkle of peppery flavor. Harness its nutritional power in this energizing stir-fry, where ginger, garlic, and sesame oil impart bold flavor and the watercress brings antioxidants and calcium. 



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  • Heat a wok or cast-iron skillet over high. When wisps of smoke rise, swirl in vegetable oil. Add minced ginger and minced garlic and cook until sizzling, 15 seconds.

  • Add watercress; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until greens collapse, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and toss with sesame oil. Serve watercress topped with toasted sesame seeds.