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Watercress Dip with Basil and Pecans

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Category: Snacks, Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Watercress -- stems trimmed
  • 3/4 c Fresh small basil leaves
  • 1/4 c Minced garlic
  • 1/2 c Good-quality olive oil
  • 1 c Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 c Whipping cream
  • 1/2 c Finely ground walnuts
  • 1/4 c Minced green onions
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • Pepper -- to taste
  • 1 tb Milk or water (optional)


1. In a blender combine watercress, basil, garlic, olive oil, and Parmesan;
blend to form a paste. Add cream and blend only until mixed; do not

2. Transfer mixture to a bowl and stir in walnuts and green onion. Season
with salt and pepper. Mixture will thicken as it stands. If desired, add a
tablespoon of milk or water to thin it out before serving. Mixture will
keep up to 10 days, refrigerated.

Makes 2 cups.

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