Friday, July 13, 2007

Watercress and Potato Soup

Soup can be one of the easiest dishes to prepare, here is another low fat, full of vitamins and minerals and yet simple to make soup. It may take some time for those who are new to the taste of this puree soup, to be fond of it, after all it is not as popular as cream of mushroom etc.

Preparation: 5 mins, Cooking time: 15 mins

Ingredients (serves 2)
° 200g watercress, roughly chopped
° 1 (150g) potato, peeled and diced
° 300ml water or stock
° ½ -1 teaspoon non-dairy margarine
° ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
° pepper to taste

1. Place the potato and water in a pot. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Add in the watercress and bring to a boil.
2. Pour into a blender or food processor, add the margarine, salt and blend until smooth.
3. Ladle the soup into individual serving bowls, sprinkle with pepper and serve hot.

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