Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 5 heads Watercress

  2. 3 ea. Fresh Pears, sliced

  3. 1 1/2 tbsp. Lemon Juice

  4. 1 1/2 cups Pecan halves

  5. 1 tbsp. Olive oil

  6. 1 tsp. Curry powder

  7. 1 tsp. Hot Paprika

  8. 1 tsp. Garlic Powder

  9. 1 tsp. Brown Sugar

  10. 3/4 lb. Blue Cheese Crumbles Your favorite vinaigrette, to dress Fresh Pepper, to

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : Clean and trim up your watercress, make sure to spin dry and keep cool until ready for use. Save the stems for soup or sauce. Toss the sliced pears with the lemon juice and reserve. Toss the pecan halves with olive oil, curry powder, paprika, garlic powder and brown sugar. Bake the spiced pecans in a 350 degree oven for 5-10 minutes, watch it carefully so that it does not burn. When toasted, completely cool until ready for use. Be sure not to cover it before cool or they will become soggy. When you are ready to serve, toss watercress with your favorite vinaigrette, serve with equal portions of sliced pears, toasted pecans, blue cheese crumbles and garnish with fresh ground pepper and serve chilled.


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