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Watercress Soup

American
Soup / 7 June 2020

You can have a nutritious meal with the watercress soup, which is one of the delicious recipes of vegan cuisine. Easy to make, 10 minutes preparation, 15 minutes cooking time is needed for this delicious soup...Bon Appetit!

Taste Score: %80

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<a href="https://www.petitegourmets.com/recipes/watercress-soup"><p style="margin: 0 0 6px;"><img style="width: 14px; padding: 0 4px 0 0;" src="https://d2lswn7b0fl4u2.cloudfront.net/assets/icons/pg-round-favicon.ico" />Watercress Soup</p><img style="display: block; width: 100%;" src="https://d2lswn7b0fl4u2.cloudfront.net/photos/pg-watercress-soup-1591542681.jpg" alt="Watercress Soup" /><p style="padding: 6px 0 12px;">Roughly chop the potatoes, onions and garlic. After chopping, add them to the soup pot and mix with olive oil and cook. When the vegetables begin to change color, add vegetable broth on it. Boil in vegetable broth for about 5 minutes. Add it to the watercress and beat with a hand blender until it becomes... - <strong>Show More</strong></p></a>
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4-6 people
Preperation 10 mins
Cooking 15 mins
Total 25 mins
314calories
477 mgsodium
526 mgpotassium
6.2 gprotein
23.5 gfat

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Roughly chop the potatoes, onions and garlic.
  2. After chopping, add them to the soup pot and mix with olive oil and cook.
  3. When the vegetables begin to change color, add vegetable broth on it.
  4. Boil in vegetable broth for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add it to the watercress and beat with a hand blender until it becomes a puree.
  6. You can serve it with breadcrumbs or croutons.

What you need to know about watercress

Watercress, which was used as a medicine by Hippocrates about 2500 years ago, was a source of food that people consumed until the beginning of the 19th century. So much so that it is said to be the main food source of Roman soldiers due to its nutritional values and easy availability.

Watercress, which is part of the cruciferous group with chard, broccoli, arugula and Brussels sprouts, contains a very high nitrate level just like other cruciferous ones. It is reported by experts that a high amount of nitrate also increases athletic performance and lowers blood pressure. Two cups of watercress is only 7 calories and 1.6 g. The protein it contains shows that it is an ideal food for those who want to stay fit. Also in watercress, there are plenty of basic food sources such as K, C, A, E vitamins, calcium, magnesium, potassium, amine, riboflavin.

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