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Spinach And Watercress Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  White of leek 1 , finely sliced
  Leek 1 , sliced
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Potato 1
  Potato 1 , peeled and diced
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Spinach 4 Cup (64 tbs), finely shredded
  Shredded spinach 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Watercress 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Finely chopped watercress 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In 12-cup (3 liter) casserole, combine butter, leek and onion and microwave at High for 3 to 5 minutes or until softened.
2. Stir in potato, thyme and 1/2 cup (125 milliliter) of the stock, cover with lid or vented plastic wrap and microwave at High for 5 to 7 minutes or until potato is tender, stirring twice.
3. Place in a blender or food processor and puree.
4. Return to the dish and whisk in remaining stock.
5. Add spinach and watercress, Cover and microwave at High for 8 to 12 minutes until spinach and watercress are tender and soup is heated through, stirring once and season with salt and pepper to taste.

SERVING
6. Garnish each serving with drizzle of sour cream or blend in cream, if desired and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Watercress
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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