Tasty Watercress and Goat Cheese Tea Sandwiches

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by rsarahl

A classic.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 11 ounces soft goat cheese, room temp
  • 12 cup watercress, leaves washed,dried and chopped
  • 16 slices cinnamon-raisin bread or 16 slices date bread or 16 slices whole wheat bread, crusts trimmed,thin slices
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temp
  • 34 cup pecans, toasted and finely chopped (almost ground)
  • watercress (for garnish) (optional)
  • salt (optional)
  • white pepper, to taste (optional)


  1. Place chopped pecans on plate.
  2. Mix cheese and watercress in a bowl.
  3. Season with salt and a dash of white pepper.
  4. Spread mixture evenly over 8 bread slices.
  5. Top with remaining bread.
  6. Cut sandwiches diagonally in half.
  7. Butter all 3 edges of each sandwich triangle.
  8. Dip buttered edges of sandwiches into pecans.
  9. Arrange sandwiches on platter.
  10. Garnish with watercress sprigs.
  11. These can be made up to 8 hours ahead.
  12. Cover sandwiches tightly; chill until ready to serve.

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