Veggies From A-Z

Watercress

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 36 g (250 mL)

  • Very high in Vitamin K (112% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin C (26% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Fat-free (0.04 g per serving)
Look For

Green watercress without any yellow areas or slippery stems.

To Store

Rinse cut stems, blot with a paper towel and refrigerate in a plastic bag. Use within 4-5 days.

To Prepare

Known for its peppery taste, watercress is used as a green and as a garnish. Eaten raw, it is often used to spice up sandwiches and appears frequently in salads. Wash and shake dry just before you’re about to use it. Both the leaves and stems are edible.

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