Watercress Sauce Recipe

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Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main Ingredient


 Chopped watercress1 3⁄4 Ounce, packed to make 3/4 cup
 Nonfat yogurt3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), unflavored
 Mayonnaise3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Reduced Calorie / Regular)
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Dried tarragon leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Fish sauce/Anchovy paste2 Teaspoon (Nuoc Mam / Nam Pla)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1301 Calories from Fat 1172

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 130 g200.3%

Saturated Fat 12 g60.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.2 mg

Sodium 1691.4 mg70.5%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.6 g2.4%

Sugars 13.9 g

Protein 12 g24.6%

Vitamin A 34.1% Vitamin C 54.4%

Calcium 44% Iron 6.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a blender or food processor, combine watercress, yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, tarragon, and garlic; whirl until smoothly pureed.
Add fish sauce to taste; whirl to blend.
(If sauce is made ahead, cover and chill up to a day.)