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Cream of Watercress soup 
Recipe Name Cream of Watercress soup 
Difficulty Level Easy 
Traditional food from  
Ingredients 1 onion chopped
2 cloves, garlic crushed
50g butter
50g plain flour
600ml chicken stock
600ml milk
2 bunches of watercress, trimmed and chopped
Salt and pepper
Quarter teaspoon of grated nutmeg
Juice of half a lemon
150ml single cream
Watercress sprigs to garnish 
Preparation 1. In a saucepan, fry the onion and garlic in the butter until softened. Reduce the heat and stir in the flour. Gradually add the stock and milk, stirring all the time.

2. Stir in the watercress , salt and pepper, nutmeg and lemon juice. Simmer gently for 5 minutes. Reduce the heat, then stir in the single cream. Reheat without boiling.

3. Pour the soup into separate bowls and garnish with the sprigs of watercress. 
 

 

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