pea and watercress soup

the pure greenness of this soup soothes the soul on a cold night.

this very green soup is packed full with antioxidants. Add a little lite sour cream and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil to dress it up for guests.


  • 1 bunch of watercress, washed and roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 500g frozen green peas
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1L chicken stock
  • 1L water
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • sour cream, to serve


In a large saucepan, sauté the onion in the olive oil, until soft. Add the potatoes, stock and water and bring to a boil them allow the potatoes to simmer until soft. Add the watercress and peas and cook for a further 5 minutes.

Blend mixture and season with salt & pepper. Serve with sour cream and extra virgin olive oil.

serves 4