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Healthy Watercress Soup

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Ingredients
  Potatoes 2 , diced
  Onion 1 , diced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Butter 50 Gram
  Vegetable stock 900 Milliliter
  Watercress 7 Ounce, de-stalked and chopped (2 bunches, reserve few sprigs for garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Natural yogurt 125 Milliliter (1 small carton)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large saucepan, soften the onion, potatoes and garlic in butter.
2) Add the stock and bring the contents to a boil.
3) Add the watercress and bring to a boil once again.
4) Reduce the heat and gently simmer for about 20 minutes.
5) Add seasoning to taste.
6) Take the soup off the heat and allow it to cool. Liquidize the soup.

SERVING
7) Reheat the soup, ladle into individual soup bowls and serve piping hot. Garnish with sprigs of watercress and a swirl of natural yogurt. Makes an excellent starter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Watercress
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 866 Calories from Fat 398

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.8%

Saturated Fat 28.5 g142.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 123.8 mg41.3%

Sodium 2255.9 mg94%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.7%

Dietary Fiber 17.8 g71.1%

Sugars 15.2 g

Protein 19 g38.7%

Vitamin A 154.4% Vitamin C 294.5%

Calcium 49.5% Iron 23.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Healthy Watercress Soup Recipe