Watercress soup

Watercress soup on a soup bowl

Watercress is an extremely nutritious and important vegetable to contribute to a good nutrition. Prepare this quite tasty watercress soup and give the necessary nutrients to your family.

Category: Recipes, Soups
Servings:: 5
Prep Time: 10 m
Cook Time: 35 m
Total Time: 45 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 2 liters (8 cups) water
  • 1 bunch of watercress (about 200 grams (7 ounces))
  • 1 turnip
  • 1 pumpkin slice (about 100 grams (3 1/3 ounces))
  • 3 carrots
  • 3 medium onions
  • 1 leek
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Peel and wash the potatoes, carrots, onions, turnip, the pumpkin slice and the leek. In a large saucepan with 2 liters (8 cups) water put the potatoes, turnip, the carrots, the pumpkin slice, the leek and the onions, everything cut into pieces. When starts boiling, reduce to medium-low heat and cook for about 20 minutes.
  2. Remove briefly the saucepan from heat and use a hand blender to blend the soup until creamy. Season with olive oil and a little salt. Stir and place the saucepan back on the stove over high heat. When starts boiling, add the watercress and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Turn off the heat and serve.
Watercress soup
Nutrition facts
Serves 5
Per Serving:
Calories 205
Total Fat 9 g(14%)
Saturated Fat 1.5 g(6%)
Cholesterol 0 mg(0%)
Sodium 121 mg(5%)
Total Carbohydrate 29 g(10%)
Protein 4.5 g

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