Watercress Soup

Watercress Soup Recipe

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Lynette !

By
@breezermom

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

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Serves:
7 cups
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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

How to Make Watercress Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 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.

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About Watercress Soup

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