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Liz's Portuguese Watercress Soup Recipe

Liz's Portuguese Watercress Soup Recipe
This delicious Portuguese watercress soup recipe (receita de sopa de agrioes) was sent in by Liz Alves Santos.

Preparation time 20 min
Cooking Time 45 min
Ready In1 h 5 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil1 yellow or white onion, chopped1 (14 oz) potato, peeled and diced2 medium carrots, scrubbed well and diced4 cloves of garlic, minced5 and 1/2 cups no-salt-added vegetable broth, heated1 teaspoon of sea salt, or more as needed1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper, or more as needed5 oz of fresh watercress2 tablespoons of unsalted butter (optional
2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil1 yellow or white onion, chopped1 (14 oz) potato, peeled and diced2 medium carrots, scrubbed well and diced4 cloves of garlic, minced5 and 1/2 cups no-salt-added vegetable broth, heated1 teaspoon of sea salt, or more as needed1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper, or more as needed5 oz of fresh watercress2 tablespoons of unsalted butter (optional
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Directions

  1. Pour the oil into a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Once the oil simmers, add the onion, potato and carrots.
  3. Cook stirring often, until the onion starts to soften, 5 minutes.
  4. Add the crushed garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  5. Add the hot broth, salt and pepper (once the liquid starts to bubble, reduce the heat to medium low, cover and cook until the vegetables are tender, 30 minutes).
  6. While the soup is cooking, rinse the watercress and remove any large or tough stems (reserve 4 to 6 whole sprigs to garnish the soup)  then coarsely chop the rest of the watercress.
  7. Once the soup vegetables are tender, remove the saucepan from the heat and use a hand blender to puree the soup until smooth.
  8. Return the soup to medium heat and bring to a very gentle bubble, then add the chopped watercress.
  9. Cook for a minute or two, then divide among serving bowls, garnishing each with a reserved sprig of watercress.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Liz Alves Santos

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