We had a creek in the backyard with all this wild watercress growing along it so I just adjusted a standard pesto recipe that I still make even though I don't live on the creek anymore! It's great with pasta, on salads, as a dip etc like any pesto.
I used all watercress the first time I made this and half rocket this time. And I always add a litle salt. What I like about this recipe is that you learn u can make pesto out of anything green, leafy and tasty:-) - 22 Oct 2009
I had never tried watercress before, nor had I made my own pesto. I really like this pesto a lot. I added lemon to mine after putting it on pasta. This recipe is great! Leftovers for lunch tomorrow - 13 Nov 2010 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
I have always wanted a different way to make watercress besides potato soup or throwing it in salad. I tried this with pasta and chicken. Very good. Thanks Mandy! - 06 Apr 2009 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)