Watercress is widely used in salads, sandwiches, and as a culinary spice adding a delicious taste in soups, stews, and stir fries.
Raw watercress tastes bright and fresh with a somewhat peppery flavor, reminiscent of related vegetables like mustard greens and wasabi Once cooked, it has a less peppery taste leaving a distinctive vegetable flavor. The entire plant is edible.
Watercress is the rock start of the vegetable world packing a powerful nutritional punch…
…it’s ranked number one on the US Centers for Disease Control’s Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables list topping the list with a perfect score of 100! Searching the internet for “Watercress Nutrition” will show many references on its benefits.