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watercress and spinach soup with pan behind

Super healthy watercress and spinach soup

super easy recipe for watercress and spinach soup perfect served hot or chilled
4 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine British
Servings 2


  • 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


  • 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


Keyword spinach, watercress
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