The Best 5-Ingredient Watercress Spread

If you’re tired of the same old sandwich spread and want something fresh, easy and super tasty, you really need to try this amazing 5-ingredient watercress spread!

This really is a multi-purpose spread that can also be used as a sauce to enjoy with steak, chicken, pork or grilled vegetables.

watercress spread

Here’s what you need:

(Makes about 1 cup)

1/2 bunch watercress (leaves and tender stems only), finely chopped

1/2 (250 g) container spreadable plain cream cheese

3 tbsp mayonnaise

1 tbsp grainy mustard

Lemon juice to taste

In bowl, stir together watercress, cream cheese, mayonnaise and mustard. Stir in lemon juice and pepper to taste.

(Make-ahead: store in airtight container for up to 3 days)

Want more watercress recipes? Check out this watercress stir fry and these 7 amazing recipes featuring watercress.

Photography by Irene Fong