Springtime Watercress and Pea Soup
- Serves: 4
- Active Time: 15 mins
- Total Time: 15 mins
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Step 1: Heating the Broth• 8 cups Chicken Broth Soup Base (Rouxbe recipe)
• kosher salt (to taste)
In a large pot, bring the chicken broth to a simmer over medium to medium-high heat. Taste the broth for seasoning and adjust with salt.
Step 2: Preparing Your Mise en Place• 1 1/3 cups watercress
• 3/4 cup frozen peas
Wash and spin dry the watercress. Trim off any tough stems. Gather the peas and set aside.
Step 3: Preparing the Soup• shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano (optional)
To prepare the soup, add the peas to the broth and simmer until just tender, about 3 minutes or so.
In the mean time, divide the watercress among 4 warm bowls. Ladle the hot broth over top. Serve immediately with shaved Parmesan cheese over top.