Shallot Soup with Watercress Pesto

Shallot Soup with Watercress Pesto
 
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Ingredients

Ingredients
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  • You'll need:
  • 1 kg shallots, chopped
  • 175g butter
  • 25g garlic
  • 20g thyme
  • 10g sugar
  • 20g salt
  • 1.75 ltr stock
  • 250ml double cream
  • For the watercress pesto:
  • 150g watercress
  • 100ml olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of grated Parmesan
  • salt and pepper

What to do:
Fry the shallots gently in the butter for 5-10 minutes, add the chopped garlic, thyme, sugar
and salt.

Pour in the stock bring to the boil, cook for 5-10 minutes then add the double cream. Bring
back to the boil then blitz in a blender, pass through a fine sieve, check seasoning and serve.

For the watercress pesto, put all the ingredients into a blender and buzz. Drizzle a little pesto onto the soup before serving.

Shallot Soup with Watercress Pesto

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Method



What to do:
Fry the shallots gently in the butter for 5-10 minutes, add the chopped garlic, thyme, sugar
and salt.

Pour in the stock bring to the boil, cook for 5-10 minutes then add the double cream. Bring
back to the boil then blitz in a blender, pass through a fine sieve, check seasoning and serve.

For the watercress pesto, put all the ingredients into a blender and buzz. Drizzle a little pesto onto the soup before serving.

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