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Parsley-Watercress Soup

Parsley-Watercress Soup

Warm, filling, and only 30-minutes to prepare, this Parsley-Watercress Soup has a sophisticated, herby flavor and a charmingly bright green appearance.




  1. Heat olive oil in medium-sized pot over low heat.
  2. Add scallions, chopped chives (save the minced chives for garnish), salt, and pepper—cook for 5 minutes, stirring.
  3. Add chopped parsley and watercress, stirring and cooking for 2 additional minutes.
  4. Increase heat to high, add broth, and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 10 minutes.
  6. Cool for 5 minutes.
  7. Puree cooled soup in a food processor.
  8. Return soup to pot and season further to taste—warm soup to desired temperature.
  9. Serve with chopped chives garnish.