Lemony Watercress Mayonnaise

July/August 1996

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Here we flavor plain mayonnaise with watercress and lemon, perfect for tuna salad.

Lemony Watercress Mayonnaise

Makes: 1/2 cup

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  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2/3 cup chopped watercress leaves
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  1. Mash the garlic clove and rub the inside of a small bowl with it; discard garlic. Add mayonnaise to the bowl along with watercress, lemon juice and pepper.


Per tablespoon: 26 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 131 mg sodium; 12 mg potassium.

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