Watercress soup with crème fraiche

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Watercress soup with crème fraiche
Watercress has a strong flavour, add the crème fraiche and you have a delicious starter or lunch snack sorted.

50g butter

1 tbsp olive oil

3 potatoes, peeled and finely chopped

250ml vegetable stock

100g watercress, plus extra for garnishing

4 tbsp crème fraiche

Melt the butter in a saucepan over a medium heat. Add the oil and the potatoes and cook for about 3 minutes.

Pour the stock over the ingredients and bring to the boil.

Add the watercress and reduce the temperature so that it is just simmering for about 20 minutes.

Use a hand held blender to make the soup smooth.

Pour into four soup bowls and garnish with the crème fraiche and the rest of the watercress.


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
25 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Soups, Starters, Quick Meals

Level of Difficulty

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