Watercress, Leek & Coconut Soup

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 25 min 2
Watercress, Leek & Coconut Soup
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1 cup Coconut milk, reduced fat
1 tbsp Coconut oil
1 clove(s) Garlic (crushed)
1 medium leek(s) Leek (white part only, finely sliced)
1/4 tsp Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 medium Turnip (peeled, diced)
1 1/2 cup Vegetable stock/broth
2 3/4 cup chopped Watercress (rinsed)
1 medium Yellow onion (diced)


1. Melt the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, for 3–4 minutes or until transparent.

2. Add the leek, turnip, watercress, coconut milk and stock, then bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to low then simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.

3. Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly, then purée in a food processor or blender until smooth.

4. Add salt to taste, reheat if necessary, then grind over black pepper, garnish with extra watercress and serve.



are a good source of dietary fiber and contain folate, iron and vitamin B6

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 261
Calories from fat 165
Calories from saturated fat 153
Total Fat 18.4 g
Saturated Fat 17.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.6 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 691 mg
Potassium 634 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20.9 g
Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
Sugars 9.6 g
Protein 4.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 3.8

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