Cream of Watercress Soup

Pork
Cream of Watercress Soup
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Description

This soup makes a perfect starter course for an elegant holiday meal. Can be made 2 days ahead and refrigerated. Reheat gently to serve.

Ingredients

6 cups chicken broth
2 bunches watercress (OR parsley, trimmed and chopped)
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup flour
2 tablespoons horseradish
2 cups milk
salt (to taste)
black pepper (to taste)

Directions

1In large saucepan bring broth and watercress to a boil, cover, lower heat and simmer 10 minutes. Drain watercress from broth and puree in blender or food processor, add back to broth. Melt butter in another large saucepan; whisk in flour, add broth mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until hot and thick. Stir in horseradish, milk, salt and pepper. Heat through. Garnish with a dusting of paprika or minced roasted red pepper.
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NutritionView more

170Calories
Sodium10%DV240mg
Fat18%DV12g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs3%DV10g
Fiber3%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories170Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat12g18%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol30mg10%
Sodium240mg10%
Potassium330mg9%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate10g3%
Dietary Fiber<1g3%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.