Watercress Soup Recipe

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 Updated 25/01/2016

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This recipe for watercress soup makes a deliciously smooth soup with a beautiful green colour enhanced by the clean, peppery taste of watercress.


  • 2 bunches of watercress, washed and tough stalks cut off
  • 1 large Spanish onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pints vegetable stock
  • salt and pepper to taste
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  1. Fry the onion in the olive oil until it becomes transparent.
  2. Add the chopped watercress and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add the stock and bring to the boil.
  4. Liquidise, preferably with a hand-held blender.
  5. Season to taste and serve hot.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 portions


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