Taste: As a member of the mustard family, it's peppery with a slight mustard taste.
Smart Substitutions: Arugula.
Recipe Idea: Watercress is popular in soups, where is adds a flavor boost to bland broths; seafood dishes, where it accentuates the tender fish and shellfish; and salads, where it provides a tasty alternative to iceberg or romaine lettuce. This 4-ingredient (plus salt and pepper) meal demonstrates how easy and fast this tasty green is to work with.
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