Watercress & Tamari Soup

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By Amy H.
from Detroit, MI

This is pictured with baby spinach instead of watercress, as apparently it is still out of season in Michigan so I couldn't get it. I got this recipe from a healthy cooking cook book that someone gave me back in the early 90's. I can't remember the name of the book, but I sure wish I could. I used it a lot. It had some really nice recipes in it. If you know this recipe from a cook book that came out in the early 90's, send me a message! Anyway, this soup is really great when you want a simple dish to add a bit more veg. to your meal. It also makes a nice starter for Asian themed meals. Enjoy!

serves 6-8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top


  •   1 bunch
    fresh watercress
  •   8 oz
    fresh mushrooms, sliced
  •   8 c
    chicken stock
  •   1/4 c
    tamari sauce

How To Make

  • 1
    Sort and wash watercress and break off stems.
  • 2
    Meanwhile in a large saucepan, simmer chicken stock for 5 minutes then add mushrooms and simmer 5 more minutes.
  • 3
    Add watercress and simmer 5 minutes more. Add tamari and ladle into soup bowls.