Chilled Green Soup Recipe

a chilled green soup in a bowl


 Updated 31/05/2015

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If you are a fan of green veg like watercress and lettuce, then this light and tasty chilled green soup will be a firm winner.

You may like to use this recipe as part of a suggested menu:

Starter - Chilled Green Soup
Main Course - Savoury Mince Pie
Dessert - Italian Lemon Ice Cream


  • 1 lettuce, washed and shredded
  • 1 bunch watercress, washed and finely chopped, hard stalks removed
  • 1 bunch spring onions, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 pints chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 ozs flour
  • 1/4 pint single cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
(see measure conversions for more information on quantites)


  1. Melt the butter gently in a saucepan.
  2. Add all the vegetables and cook for about 10 minutes, making sure nothing browns.
  3. Reserve 3 tablespoons of the stock.
  4. Add the rest of the stock to the vegetables.
  5. Cook until the vegetables are tender.
  6. Blend the flour to a smooth paste with the 3 tablespoons of stock.
  7. Stir into the soup.
  8. Continue cooking until the soup thickens, stirring frequently.
  9. Remove from heat and blend in a blender.
  10. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  11. Allow to cool and then place in the fridge until chilled.
  12. Stir in the cream and sprinkle with parsley.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 2-4 portions


sound tasty - i think i might give it a go. I've heard that watercress is good for you so this will be a good way to use it in my diet.
#0 - mark - 05/31/2015 - 06:57
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