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Cream Of Watercress Soup

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Ingredients
  Watercress 3 Bunch (300 gm)
  Chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1⁄2
  Cayenne 1 Pinch
  Thyme 1 Pinch
  White sauce mix/1 cup homemade medium thick white sauce 1
  Sweet cream/Sour cream / milk 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Wash watercress and slice.
Pile into a saucepan and add the next five ingredients.
Cover and simmer 10 minutes.
Uncover and cook 5 minutes.
Discard bay leaf.
Pour into a blender and whiz until pureed or press through a fine sieve or col-lander.
Prepare sauce mix according to directions and stir in the watercress mixture.
Chill thoroughly.
Dilute to taste with sweet or sour cream.
Correct seasoning.
Garnish soup made with sweet cream with chopped parsley or chives.
Soup finished with sour cream may be topped with grated radishes or chopped fresh dill.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Watercress
Preparation Time: 
2 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 304 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 2676.3 mg111.5%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.6%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A 202.4% Vitamin C 223.4%

Calcium 54.6% Iron 7.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cream Of Watercress Soup Recipe