Chilled Cream of Watercress Soup Recipe

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Chilled Cream of Watercress Soup
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  1. Melt butter in large pan over low heat. Add potatoes and leeks and sweat off gently for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat, cover and gently cook for around 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and add the watercress (put 4 sprigs to one side for the garnish). add 3/4 of the cream and blend in a blender/processor until completely smooth.
  4. Season to taste then chill well before serving. Serve with a swirl of cream and a sprig if watercress.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 448.06 Kcal (1876 kJ)
Calories from fat 45.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.06g 8%
Cholesterol 13.44mg 4%
Sodium 14775.76mg 616%
Potassium 285.18mg 6%
Total Carbs 82.68g 28%
Sugars 3.39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.42g 10%
Protein 1.96g 4%
Vitamin C 8.2mg 14%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 23%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 45.4mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 230.07 Kcal (963 kJ)
Calories from fat 23.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.6g 8%
Cholesterol 6.9mg 4%
Sodium 7587.04mg 616%
Potassium 146.43mg 6%
Total Carbs 42.45g 28%
Sugars 1.74g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.24g 10%
Protein 1.01g 4%
Vitamin C 4.2mg 14%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 23%
Iron 0.5mg 6%
Calcium 23.3mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.9
  • 10

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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