This delicious and summery Cream of Watercress soup has a light peppery kick and a nutritious boost from all the minerals in the greens! Try this recipe with radish greens as well, if you have a bunch of radish tops you don’t know what to do with. They have a similar spicy kick as watercress!
Watercress is a nutrition powerhouse, high in calcium, manganese and antioxidants. It’s been shown to boost the immune system and even help fight cancer.
- Serves 4
- 2 potatoes
- ½ onion
- 5 cloves garlic
- ½ cup white wine
- 3 cups water
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 cups watercress
- Saute onions and garlic in a few Tablespoons of oil. Add the wine and reduce by half. Add the water and potatoes, bring to a boil and then turn down the heat. Simmer until the potatoes are tender. Puree until smooth in a blender and add the raw watercress, and continue to puree.
- Serve immediately and garnish with pistachios, finely sliced radishes and chive blossoms