Potage au Cresson

Watercress Soup

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Appears in

A Canon of Vegetables

A Canon of Vegetables

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2007

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  • 2 pounds watercress
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large p


  1. Rinse the watercress. Trim away the root ends, including the filamentous white parts. Reserve three dozen leaves in cold water. Rinse the remaining watercress a second time.
  2. Melt the butter in a 6-cup saucepan. When the foam subsides, stir in the watercress. Lower the