Classic Watercress Soup by ‘Traditional’ 2012 World Watercress Soup Champion Amanda Jones

Classic Watercress Soup by ‘Traditional’ 2012 World Watercress Soup Champion Amanda Jones

Method

Sweat shallots and garlic in butter
Add diced potato, stock and seasoning and simmer for five minutes
Add watercress and cook for a further two minutes
Puree the mixture
Add the cream and serve

Ingredients

2 shallots

170g fresh watercress

200g potato, diced

25g butter

50ml cream

500ml chicken stock

Grated nutmeg

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Watercress