Detox diet watercress soup with garlic and ginger recipe

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This low fat soup recipe is one of the easiest ways to detox your stressed out liver

Watercress soup
Watercress is perfect for a detox because it's high in both vitamins C and A, plus it has a mild diuretic effect that helps to clear your liver and flush out toxins.

Detox diet watercress soup recipe


INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 200g new potatoes
  • 100g watercress, stalks and leaves separated
  • 1½ tsp ground ginger
  • 600ml milk
  • Sea salt and pepper, to season
  • 1½ tbsp flat leaf parsley

METHOD

Heat 1 tbsp of the olive oil in a saucepan, add the onion and gently fry until softened.

Add the garlic and fry for a further minute.

Part boil the potatoes for 15 mins until soft. Chop them roughly and add to the pan with the watercress stalks, ginger and milk and boil for 3-4 mins.

Season with salt and pepper, add the watercress leaves and half of the parsley, then stir. Pour into a blender and blend until smooth, then divide between 4 bowls.

Mix the remaining olive oil with the rest of the parsley and drizzle over the soup to serve.




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