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Watercress soup

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Preparation time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
20 minutes
Difficulty:
easy

What you'll need and how to make this dish

Ingredients

  • 3 bunches watercress
  • 3 potatoes
  • 3 onions
  • 2 leeks
  • 800ml stock
  • 5 tbsp crème fraîche

Method

  • <ol> <li>Prepare the vegetables by peeling and chopping the potatoes
  • finely chopping the onions
  • leeks and garlic.</li> <li>Heat a little oil in a pan and add the chopped vegetables
  • gently cooking them for about 5 minutes.</li> <li>Add the vegetable stock to the same pan and turn up the heat until simmering
  • adding the watercress after about 10 minutes. Cook until all the vegetables are soft and easily mashed.</li> <li>Liquidize the soup either with a hand blender or in a mixer
  • until smooth.</li> <li>If the soup has cooled too much whilst being liquidized
  • stir in the crème fraîche and reheat before serving (otherwise serve straight away). Season to taste.</li> </ol>