Asparagus With Watercress Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Latchy

This is an old recipe I found that I used to serve as an entrée at dinner parties.

Top Review by Slewfoot Sue

Heavenly! So easy...(except for picking & washing all those watercress leaves). I added a sprinkling of nutmeg and black Hawaiian sea salt. Also cut a tangerine in half and ate with the asparagus. Also excellent over steamed broccoli!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the asparagus in a steamer basket over a saucepan of simmering water.
  2. Cover and steam for 2-3 minutes until tender crisp and bright green.
  3. Or microwave if you prefer.
  4. Reserve 4 of the sprigs of watercress and place the remaining sprigs in the bowl of a food processor with the sour cream and mayonnaise.
  5. Process until almost smooth.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and taste.
  7. Divide asparagus spears among serving plates, top with a watercress sprig and serve with the sauce.

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