Watercress and Cheese Pate

Calories: 157 Preparation: 10 mins Cooking: 2 mins Serves: 4-6
Watercress and Cheese Pate


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 (85g) bag watercress
  • 1 (200g) carton light soft cheese
  • 50g (2oz extra mature cheddar, grated
  • brown bread, pitta bread or soft flour tortillas to serve


Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan, add the spring onions and watercress and saute for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally until just wilted. Transfer to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and leave to cool.

Add the two cheeses to the watercress and mash together with a fork. Season to taste. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

Fat: 12.8g Saturated Fat: 7.4g Carbohydrate: 2g Protein: 8.5g Fibre: 0.4g Salt: 0.75g

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