Watercress Soup

A featured Wine Club recipe for Adventure Package: Portugal.
Watercress Soup


This Portuguese soup is fresh tasting, healthy and delicious. Serve it as an appetizer or main course with a glass of a White Blend.

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 50 Minutes


• 3 medium potatoes
• 1 onion, chopped
• 1 cup fresh watercress leaves
• 6 cups water
• 3 table spoons olive oil
• Salt to taste


Step 1: Wash and prepare the watercress leaves by removing them from the stems.

Step 2: In a saucepan bring water to a boil. Add potatoes and chopped onions and let boil for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, add olive oil, watercress leaves and salt.

Step 3: Allow the pot to boil until it resembles a smooth cream, stirring continuously.

Once smooth, serve in individual bowls.