Watercress Soup

Watercress Soup

Recipe by Summit Natural Health CentreCourse: SoupsDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth

  • non-stick spray

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 medium potato, chopped

  • nutmeg, to taste

  • 1 clove crushed garlic, optional

  • 3 cups watercress

Directions

  • In a soup pot sprayed with non-stick spray, gently sweat the chopped onion.
  • Add nutmeg, chopped garlic and chopped potato.
  • Cook for a couple of minutes. Add the stock and simmer until the vegetables are tender.
  • Remove any large stems from the watercress and roughly chop. Stir into the soup and allow to wilt.
  • Remove from heat to cool the soup slightly. Blend until smooth.
  • Return to heat to warm through. Add yogurt or sour cream, as well as salt and pepper, if desired, to garnish.