- Break heavy, tough stems from watercress and discard. Wash, dry, and wrap in a terry towel. Refrigerate overnight.
- Mash garlic in salad bowl. Add salt, sugar, and pepper and continue to mash. Add mustard, oil, and vinegar. Blend.
- Put a lettuce leaf on each salad plate (will help to extend the watercress). Toss watercress in the dressing and spoon on