watercress soup
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Watercress Soup

A refreshing brothy watercress soup that is wonderfully packed with immunity boost nutrients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mauritian
Keyword: watercress recipe, watercress soup
Servings: 4
Author: Teenuja Dahari - veganlovlie.com


  • 2 bunch watercress [250 g]
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon potato starch or arrowroot
  • 1 1/4 litres water about 4 - 5 serving bowls
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Place 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large deep pan.
  • Add onions and garlic. Cook for 1 - 2 minutes.
  • Add the water.
  • Stir the potato starch in half a glass of water. Add this to the pan.
  • Add salt (3/4 teaspoon).
  • Allow liquid to boil. Do not cover.
  • Place the watercress in serving bowls (deep enough to accommodate the bouillon).
  • Fill bowls with the hot bouillon. Adjust salt if necessary.


Link to Watercress Soup recipe - https://veganlovlie.com/watercress-soup/