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Watercress Cream Cheese

Updated: Jun 8, 2021

I love the flavor of watercress, and mixed with cream cheese and heavy cream, it adds a depth of flavor that is so satisfyingly creamy. I used this as a filling for my Sally Lunn buns, but I think it would also make a great spread for sesame bagels.

Watercress Cream Cheese Spread
Classic Recipe for Watercress Cream Cheese Spread


  • 1 bunch of watercress (leaves only), approximately 1 packed cup

  • 4 ounces cream cheese at room temperature

  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Yields: 1 cup

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: none


  1. Chop the water cress and place in a bowl.

  2. Add the cream cheese and heavy cream and mix well.

  3. Add the salt and keep mixing until mixture comes together.

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