Watercress Soup

Watercress Soup Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Lynette !


A French soup I found in a cookbook called "Wild About Texas!" But it is still good!


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

7 cups
20 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


Add to Grocery List

1 clove
garlic, minced
2 c
onion, chopped
1/4 c
butter, melted
4 c
baking potatoes, thinly sliced and peeled
1 tsp
1/4 tsp
black pepper
3/4 c
1 bunch
1 1/2 c
1 1/2 c
egg yolks, lightly beaten
1/2 c

How to Make Watercress Soup


  • 1Saute garlic and onion in melted butter in a large saucepan until tender. Stir in potato, salt, pepper, and 3/4 cup water. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until the potato is tender.
  • 2Finely chop watercress stems; coarsely chop the leaves.
  • 3Add the stems and half the leaves, milk, and 1 1/2 cup water to the potato mixture; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  • 4Spoon the mixture into the container of an electric blender; process until smooth. Return the mixture to the saucepan; cook until thoroughly heated.
  • 5Combine the egg yolk and half and half; gradually add to the soup mixture, stirring constantly. Cook, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened. Sprinkle with the remaining half of the chopped watercress leaves.

Printable Recipe Card

About Watercress Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: French
Hashtag: #watercress

Leave a Comment

9 Satisfying Soup Recipes For Tonight's Dinner

9 Satisfying Soup Recipes for Tonight's Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Add homemade soup to your weekly winter menu. Here are 9 satisfying soup recipes perfect for tonight's dinner.

14 Comforting Crock Pot Soup Recipes

14 Comforting Crock Pot Soup Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There’s no better way to warm up on a chilly night than with a delicious cup of soup! Especially when your crock pot does all the work. Check out these...