Free Healthy Recipe - Watercress & Cucumber Gazpacho

Dairy free, Low carbohydrate, Low fat, Wheat Free

Sip on this refreshing and highly nutritious soup throughout the day for an instant feel great pick me up.

2 cups water, filtered
1 piece kombu
1 bunch watercress, washed and trimmed
½ cup shallots
2 small Lebanese cucumbers, peeled
1 lime juiced
pinch sea salt

Slowly bring a large pan with the water and khombu to the boil. Simmer gently for 2 minutes. Remove the kombu and discard. Add the watercress to the water and leave it to wilt.

Transfer the watercress and liquid to the food processor with the shallots, cucumber, and coriander leaves. Thoroughly blend. Add the lime juice and season with black pepper and sea salt. Refrigerate until chilled.

Note : Greek generals fed watercress to their troops before battle as they believed it enhanced their stamina. In more modern times, it's though to be an excellent blood purifier with anticancer properties.

Makes 4 servings

Scale recipe to serves

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: nil
Ready in: 20 mins + chilling

Suitable for:
Dinner, Entree, Lunch, Snack, Soup
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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 62 kj
Calories 15 kcal
Fat 0.2 g
Total Carbohydrate 1.6 g
Total Protein 1 g
Fibre 1.4 g

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