Give yourself a boost with these healthy and nutritious watercress soup recipes. An easy way to get your greens!
Leek, potato, broccoli, courgette and watercress smoothly pureed with stock - no milk or cream unless desired.
A light, pureed soup made with fresh watercress, potato and onion. Add a swirl of cream and some watercress leaves at the end for a nice finish.
"This delicious watercress soup recipe is warming, filling and extremely nourishing. It is also highly nutritious and provides an excellent source of B vitamins, manganese, vitamin C, zinc, potassium and iron. Watercress soup is gentle on the digestive system, will help to energise you and aid the body’s recovery from illness.” Sarah Lumley, Nutritionist, Breast Cancer Haven.
This soup is simple to make and packed full of flavour. Watercress and shallots are simmered together in a vegetable stock, then blended until smooth.
This elegant soup is not only delicious, but it's also easy to make. It's a fresh tasting pureed soup, which is perfect as a starter at any dinner party. Enjoy with crusty bread rolls, if desired.
I like to serve this rich, creamy watercress, potato and cucumber soup topped with sliced smoked chicken for a complete meal.
Dark green, peppery watercress is packed with healthy nutrients so you can enjoy this divinely creamy soup with none of the guilt.
Just four ingredients combine for a luscious watercress soup. If you can find fresh bunches of watercress in the market, even better - but a bag of watercress from the supermarket will taste fantastic too. You can also use veg or chicken stock instead of the water for richer flavour.
This recipe has always been a winner with our family, and won a cooking contest for best starter and as part of best overall meal. Although I practised it so much before the competition that I can no longer eat it without feeling bored of it, I'm sure you will love it!
The peppery flavour of watercress comes through beautifully in this nutritious soup – ideal healthy food in a hurry. Serve with crusty bread or a microwaved ‘baked’ potato. Delicious!