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Watercress And Tomato Soup

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Ingredients
  Onion 1
  Butter 1 Ounce (25 Grams)
  Tomatoes 1 Pound (450 Grams)
  Watercress 2 Bunch (200 gm)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 1 Pint (600 Milliliter)
  Tomato puree 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Watercress sprig 4 (For Garnish)
Directions

Peel the onion and chop.
Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the bacon and onion and cook gently, stirring occasionally until soft but not browned.
Meanwhile, skin the tomatoes by blanching for a few seconds in boiling water.
Remove the stalks from the watercress.
Stir the flour into onion then gradually add the stock, tomato purde, tomatoes and watercress.
Bring to the boil then cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
Sieve or liquidise the soup and stir in the milk.
Reheat gently, taste and season, then serve garnished with sprigs of watercress.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Poached
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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