Watercress Buttermilk Sauce Recipe


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 Garlic1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm)
 Watercress leaves1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), rinsed
 Buttermilk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 1% fat cottage cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Plain dry bread crumbs2 Tablespoon
 Dijon mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Hot red pepper sauce3 Drop
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon (To Taste)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 220 Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5.1%

Saturated Fat 0.74 g3.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.3 mg

Sodium 477 mg19.9%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 16 g32.6%

Vitamin A 11.7% Vitamin C 17.7%

Calcium 11.5% Iron 8.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 In a food processor or blender, whirl the garlic, watercress, buttermilk, cottage cheese, breadcrumbs, mustard, lemon juice, red pepper sauce, and salt for 30 seconds or until smooth.
Chill forat least 1 hour; will keep, covered and refrigerated, for up to 3 days.