Potato and Watercress Soup


4 to 5 potatoes, peeled and chopped
4 cups cold water
1 bunch watercress
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup milk
Salt and pepper to taste


Combine potatoes and water in soup kettle. Boil 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and save water. Press potatoes through food mill and return to kettle with water. Chop watercress (reserving a few whole leaves for garnish), add to kettle, and cook 5 minutes. Add butter and milk. Heat until warm, season with salt and pepper, and garnish and watercress leaves. (Also good cold.)


Serves 4-6

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