Tag: watercress

Spring Chicken Pasta Salad with Lemon-Thyme Dressing

Ingredients: 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast 10 oz cooked mafalda pasta 3/4 cup chopped red onion 2 stalks celery, diced 1 1/2 cups bite-sized asparagus, steamed (about 12 stalks) 2 (loose) cups watercress 10 cornichons, sliced into coins zest of 1 lemon dressing: 1/3 cup mayonnaise juice of 1/2 […]

Egg Salad with Watercress-Goat Cheese Spread Crispbreads

Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 1/4 teaspoon Dijon 1/2 teaspoon capers pinch celery seed freshly ground black pepper for the spread 1/2 (loose) cup watercress 1/4 cup soft goat cheese 1/4 teaspoon anchovy paste sea salt freshly ground black pepper to serve crispbread Directions: Place eggs in […]

Turkey Cobb Salad Sandwich

Ingredients: 3/4-1 (loose) cup watercress, roughly chopped (if needed) 1 head romaine, cut up 2 tomatoes, sliced 8 strips cooked thick cut bacon 1 lb sliced roasted turkey breast 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 avocado, sliced 2 tablespoons chopped chives (optional) 4 demi baguettes for the Cobb spread: 1 tablespoon […]

Cobb Salad

Ingredients: 1 head Boston lettuce, torn 1 bunch watercress, roughly chopped (if needed) 1 head romaine, chopped 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 5 strips thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 lb chicken breast, poached* and cubed 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 avocado, cubed 1/2 cup crumbled Roquefort (or other […]

Spicy Vegetable Ham Pea Soup

Ingredients: 5 cups ham stock 2 cups sauteed cubed smoked ham* 2 cups green split peas 2 cups watercress (stems removed) kernels from 2 ears of corn (about 1 cup) 1 cup fresh or frozen peas 2 carrots, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 poblano peppers, diced 2 jalapeno peppers, diced 2 small […]

Dressed Up Egg & Cress

Ingredients: 4 slices good quality white bread 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced handful of small leaf watercress dressing: 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons Saucy Mama Dijon or Tarragon Lemon mustard 1/2 teaspoon tarragon vinegar salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Whisk together the dressing. Spread on two slices of bread. Top with a layer of egg […]