Watercress Soup (Julia Child)


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65 mins (prep 15, cooking 50)
7 ingredients
4 servings
Posted here for safekeeping. This is another variation on Julia's basic recipe for leek and potato soup.

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb potato, peeled and diced (i leave skins on)
  • 3 cups leeks, thinly sliced (white and tender green parts only)
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup watercress leaf, and tender stems
  • 4 -6 tablespoons softened butter

Nutrition

Serving Size (244.0 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 134.54 Calories from Fat 3.24
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.36g 2.22%
Saturated Fat 0.07g 1.44%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1477.48mg 246.25%
Total Carbohydrate 30.02g 40.03%
Dietary Fiber 3.99 g 63.87%
Sugars 3.61 g %
Protein 4.65g 37.22%
Vitamin A 3002.47IU% Vitamin C 55.78mg%
Calcium 124.86mg% Iron 2.42mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
softened butter
 

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