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Watercress Soup

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Watercress Soup is an irresistible appetizer which you would surely love to serve to your friends. Enjoy this delicious Watercress Soup; I am sure you would love to try this Watercress Soup again-n-again.
Ingredients
  Watercress 1⁄2 Bunch (50 gm)
  Lean pork 1⁄8 Pound
  Scallions 2
  Chicken stock 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Grated fresh ginger root 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry sherry 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1 Wash and dry the watercress. Reserve 4 small top clusters for garnish. Remove the thick stems and cut the rest up roughly. Cut the pork into very small slivers; trim and thinly slice the scallions.
2 Put into a pan the chicken stock, gingerroot, soy sauce, sherry, the pork, sliced scallions and salt and pepper to taste. Remember the stock is already well seasoned.
3 Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the water- cress and simmer the soup for 3 more minutes. Serve at once, garnishing each bowl with a sprig of watercress.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 84 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.3%

Saturated Fat 0.8 g4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 14.6 mg4.9%

Sodium 392.7 mg16.4%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.28 g1.1%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 8 g15.1%

Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 12.1%

Calcium 2.6% Iron 3.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Watercress Soup Recipe