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Potage Cressonniere

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Onions 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Potatoes 1 Quart, thinly sliced
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Watercress 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Light cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Heat the butter in a large saucepan. Add the garlic and onions and saute until tender, about five minutes.
2. Add the potatoes, seasonings and three-quarters cup water. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer fifteen minutes or until the potatoes are almost tender.
3. Cut the watercress stems into one-eighth-inch lengths. Coarsely chop the leaves.
4. To the potato mixture add all the watercress stems, half the leaves, the milk and water. Cook fifteen minutes. Puree in blender or put the mixture through a food mill. Return to the saucepan and reheat.
5. Blend together the egg yolks and cream. Gradually stir into the soup and cook, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened. Garnish with the remaining watercress leaves

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1930 Calories from Fat 909

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 103 g158.5%

Saturated Fat 61.7 g308.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 658.2 mg219.4%

Sodium 6122.7 mg255.1%

Total Carbohydrates 230 g76.8%

Dietary Fiber 27.2 g108.8%

Sugars 39.4 g

Protein 44 g88.3%

Vitamin A 132.4% Vitamin C 426%

Calcium 84.3% Iron 54%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Potage Cressonniere Recipe