9 Peppery Watercress Recipes Don't overlook these greens—nothing brightens up a dish like watercress By SAVEUR Editors | Published Aug 2, 2016 4:00 PM Food Watercress Ricotta Torte. Paul Sirisalee | Food Styling: Eugene Jho SHARE Watercress with Spicy Chile and Sesame Vinaigrette Creamy Watercress Dip Creamy cottage cheese combines with watercress, lemon, chive, and parsley to make a bright dip for raw vegetables or chips. Get the recipe for Creamy Watercress Dip » Soba Noodle Salad with Miso and Grilled Prawns A miso marinade doubles as a dressing for a flavorful salad composed of watercress, scallions, and soba noodles. Get the recipe for Soba Noodle Salad with Miso and Grilled Prawns » Purslane and Herb Salad Purslane, a sour-tasting green, forms the backbone of this refreshing herb salad from cookbook author Suzanne Zeidy, but watercress can be used in its place. Get the recipe for Purslane and Herb Salad » Smoked Trout, Rutabaga, and Microgreen Salad Mix flaky chunks of smoked trout and roasted golden rutabaga with your choice of microgreens to add a fresh hint of early spring to this rustic salad. Get the recipe for Smoked Trout, Rutabaga, and Microgreen Salad » Sautéed Crab with Avocado, Grapefruit and Herb Salad Crabmeat is rubbed with a smoky chile paste, then sautéed and tossed in a refreshing salad of creamy avocado, tart grapefruit, and herbs. Get the recipe for Sautéed Crab with Avocado, Grapefruit and Herb Salad » Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo) Sweet pomelo pairs beautifully with chiles, peanuts, and mint in this recipe for a classic Thai salad from Talde in Brooklyn, New York. Get the recipe for Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo) » Egg and Watercress Sandwich If serving these elegant sandwiches for afternoon tea, remove the crusts and cut each into 4 triangles or 2 rectangles. Arrange in stacks of 2 alongside the rest of your tea sandwiches. MORE TO READ RELATED At This Australian Winery, Making Pét-Nat Is Not a Spectator Sport In an excerpt from her new memoir, Rachel Signer shares a glimpse into the (very) hands-on process. READ NOW RELATED From a Biodynamic Frizzante to a Next-Gen Zinfandel, Here’s What a Natural Wine Pro Is Sipping Right Now And the food pairings she serves with them. RELATED Remembering Anne Saxelby, American Cheese Revolutionary Celebrating her cultured (and cultural) legacy.