Updated: Apr 28
Watercress is a spicy lettuce that does well in soup.
This beautiful soup is quick and easy to make and is very good for you.
Watercress contains more than 15 types of vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C, calcium and iron, so it is not only a good addition to a healthy diet, but also tastes great!
Ingredients for Watercress Soup:
- 9 oz - 250g potatoes (peeled, sliced)
- 1 Onion, peeled and roughly chopped
- olive oil
- 2½ cups - 600ml chicken stock
- 6 oz - 170g watercress, roughly chopped
- ¼ cup - 50ml cream
- a little milk if needed
- Salt and pepper
How to make Watercress Soup:
In a large soup pot, heat two tbsp olive oil and cook the onion until soft but not browned.
Add the potatoes and stock and cook until the potatoes are soft (approx 15-20 minutes).
When potatoes are cooked, add the watercress.
Mix the soup with a hand blender and add the cream.
Use a little extra milk if the soup seems too thick.
Season with salt and pepper and serve hot.