Want to find the best watercress soup recipe? Looking for an easy watercress salad? Try our best watercress recipes, then check out our spinach recipes.
Serve your summery fried salmon with a vibrant (and nutritious) watercress sauce, made all the more interesting with dill, lemon, crème fraîche and capers.
Watercress soup recipes
This watercress and pea soup has been pepped-up with some baked lemon and sesame croutons. It’s veggie and low-calorie – perfect for a healthy midweek meal. More hearty soup ideas to try here.
Cashew cream is a vegan alternative to dairy creams – here we’ve matched it to a super healthy green soup. You’ll need a powerful blender to get the desired, smooth texture. Looking for low calorie vegan recipes? Try ours here.
This is a delicious and unusual Asian soup that despite a number of ingredients, is so easy to prepare. The base is a well-flavoured, hot and sour stock in which the prawns and watercress are cooked.It couldn’t be easier. Here are our Asian noodle soup recipes to try.
Watercress salad recipes
Tangy pickled grapes meet creamy taleggio in this gluten free recipe, the perfect low calorie midweek meal.
This fresh, zingy watercress and avocado salad with pink grapefruit and Campari vinaigrette makes a great summer starter. It’s vegetarian, easy and ready in 30 minutes. Here are our top avocado recipes to try…
This classic new potato deli salad is super simple to make. Under 500 calories this recipe is a great healthy midweek meal. Here’s a simple potato salad recipe to try.
This fresh, flavourful duck, mango and watercress salad is ready in just 30 minutes and is under 500 calories – perfect for a midweek meal. Use duck in these easy recipes…
Cobb salad is an American classic of chopped tomatoes, avocado, leaves and crisp bacon. Our version adds blue cheese, sourdough croutons and a green goddess dressing.
Try our Asian steak salad recipe for a quick midweek meal for two. This low calorie dinner is easy to make and packed with punchy flavour.
The addition of watercress provides fresh, peppery notes in this prawn stir-fry, perfect for a springtime dinner that’s ready in just 20 minutes.
Check out this super simple stir-fried recipe with prawns. This dish is inspired by the Cambodian love of peppercorns, a speedy stir-fry for prawn lovers. Dried green peppercorns are easier to find than fresh, but if you happen to see fresh ones do snap them up, as they taste brilliantly zingy. Look out for them in Asian grocery shops.
This California scramble is a quick and easy vegetarian meal for one – try for breakfast, brunch or a quick midweek meal.
Ready in under 20 minutes and packed with the taste of spring, these puff pastry treats make an easy dinner party starter your guests will love.
Our recipe for potted shrimp on toast with pickled cucumber makes a really quick and easy meal for one midweek. We have plenty more toast toppers to try here…
Watercress side salad recipes
Gammon and egg is a classic combination. In this recipe, we’ve paired it with a fresh watercress and pea salad for a quick midweek meal that comes in under 500 calories.
Turn pork escalopes into an easy, tasty midweek meal with breadcrumb coating and a quick tomato and watercress salad. A dollop of mayo is all you need on the side. More pork recipes here…
Mackerel is always best super-fresh and the season runs from July until February so you’ve got plenty of time to enjoy it. During the summer, we love this recipe for grilled mackerel fillets with lime mojo – the acidity of the lime and orange works really well with this oily fish.
These burgers look really impressive and are ready in 30 minutes or less. Perfect for entertaining friends and family. Try our best burger recipes here.
Check out our punchy fishcakes with ginger, sweet potato and cod. These fishcakes are super easy to make and low in calories, too.