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WATERCRESS AND SPINACH SOUP

super easy recipe for watercress and spinach soup perfect served hot or chilled
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Soup
Servings: 2
Author: Karon Grieve

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 stick celery chopped finely
  • 1/2 medium sweet potato
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 100 g watercress
  • 100 g spinach
  • 500 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp mixed sunflower and pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a pan and saute the onion and celery for 3 minutes before adding the sweet potato for 3 minutes then the garlic for a further 2 minutes
  • Add the stock and bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 20 minutes
  • Add the watercress and spinach and cook for a further 4 minutes
  • Remove from heat and blitz with a hand held blender
  • Toast the nuts in a dry pan for 1 minute till they emit their nutty aroma
  • Top soup in bowls with a swirl of extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with the toasted seeds