Recipe by Mandy
"Watercress pesto: great with pasta and salads too!"
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watercress, rinsed and dried
freshly grated Parmesan cheese
I had never tried watercress before, nor had I made my own pesto. I really like this pesto a lot. I added lemon to mine after putting it on pasta. This recipe is great! Leftovers for lunch tomorrow:)
This is a great alternative to the regular, basil pesto. It is light and refreshingj - and I chose to squeeze a lime into the pesto because I wanted to serve it over shrimp scampi and linguini with a dusting of parmesan. I gave it 3 stars because it is not as great as basil pesto and watercress can be hard to find.
Delicious! I always made pesto with basil before, but this time I didn't have any basil - just parsley and watercress. This watercress was delicious!! I added a couple tablespoons of EVOO to help it blend better, though that may not even be necessary with a real food processor (I was using a magic bullet). I omitted the walnuts because I didn't have any, and it was still perfect. And substituted parmesan cheese from the can instead of fresh because we were out of fresh.
I have always wanted a different way to make watercress besides potato soup or throwing it in salad. I tried this with pasta and chicken. Very good. Thanks Mandy!
So yummy! Made this for a dinner party and everyone loved it. Served it with penne pasta, very delicious
Easy to make, full of flavor & healthy!!
This is supper yumy on a salad, it gives it nice flavour, its great in pasta too, added with some tomatoes. GREAT
Being in Hawaii, watercress is a very popular item.
This is a new way of using watercress, easy, delicious, I love it!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 86
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