Upgrade your Easter menu with watercress

Spring has sprung which means Easter is around the corner! Do you have your menu planned for the big day?

The traditional Easter meal is a perfect transition from fall and winter comfort foods to lighter, brighter and healthier foods that will lead us into spring and summer. Be sure to incorporate a variety of baby leafy greens throughout your meal to not only highlight fresh flavors for you and your guests, but also ensure a dose of essential vitamins to help boost immunity.

Whether you are hosting a brunch or formal dinner, our leafy greens, especially watercress, complement dishes from omelets to lamb and everything in between. For this year’s Easter menu check out the recipes below for inspiration to make your meal one to remember.

Pineapple Watercress Smoothie
Greet guests to brunch with a sweet treat to kick off the day. Skip the mimosas and keep it light with this green drink perfect for celebrating health and happiness.

Stirred Watercress & Goat Cheese Omelet
If following more of a brunch menu, offer guests a make-your-own omelet bar. Be sure to have watercress and goat cheese on hand to create a delicious combination of flavors that will impress!

Grilled Lamb Chops With Watercress Chermoula
For a main dish, consider grilling some lamb chops and top them with watercress chermoula. The flavor-packed green adds a peppery crunch to this savory dish.

Warm Potato Salad with Watercress Mayo and Bacon
You can’t go wrong with potatoes! Perfect for brunch or dinner, these baby reds topped with watercress mayo and bacon make the best side to whatever you have on the menu. Guests will be sure to go back for seconds!

Visit our recipe page for further inspiration and follow & tag us on social if you give any of them a try. Happy Easter! We hope you enjoy the day!

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