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Watercress soup with chorizo & crème fraîche

4 - 9
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
30 min
10 min
20 min
This vibrant green watercress soup is spring in a bowl, and a scattering of flavour-packed chorizo gives it an extra kick


Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)


1 large, finely chopped


1 clove(s), crushed

Black pepper

½ teaspoons, white

Potato(es), Raw

700 g, cut into 2cm pieces

Chicken stock cube(s)

1 cube(s), 1 litre stock

Chorizo Sausage

60 g, finely chopped


100 g

Half Fat Crème Frâiche

80 g


  1. Mist a large saucepan with cooking spray and fry the onion for over a low-medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and white pepper and fry for another minute. Add the potatoes and stock. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes until the potatoes are soft.
  2. Meanwhile, fry the chorizo in a frying pan over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes until crisp. Transfer to a bowl with a slotted spoon.
  3. Stir the watercress into the soup (reserve a little to garnish) and cook for 2-3 minutes until wilted. Season to taste. Blend until smooth with a stick blender.
  4. Divide the soup among 4 bowls. Swirl in the crème fraiche and scatter over the chorizo and reserved watercress.


Try blitzing in some steamed broccoli