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Creamy Pesto and Watercress Soup

Creamy Pesto and Watercress Soup

This Creamy Pesto and Watercress Soup makes a healthy but delicious last minute meal!

Ingredients
  • 1tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 avocado
  • 250g (~4 large handfuls) mixed green leaves (we used spinach, watercress and rocket)
  • 4g (~1/3 cup) flaked almonds, plus a few more to serve
  • 1tbsp basil pesto
  • 500ml (~2 cups) hot vegetable stock
  • 2tbsp greek yogurt, to serve (optional) 
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Method (Serves 3)

  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan, and add the onion and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes over a medium heat, until soft and fragrant.
  2. Transfer the cooked vegetables to the Aura Glass 2 in 1 Jug Blender, along with all of the remaining ingredients, except for the Greek yogurt (if all of the salad leaves don’t fit, add a handful at a time).
  3. Blitz well until completely smooth. Season to taste, then serve, topped with the Greek yogurt and a few more flaked almonds.