Pureed green beans and watercress recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 55 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Blanche the watercress in a large saucepan of salted, boiling water for 30 seconds. Drain and refresh in iced water. Cook the green beans in a large saucepan of salted, boiling water for 3-4 minutes until tender. Drain and transfer to a food processor.

Add the blanched watercress, parsley leaves, butter and a little seasoning. Puree until smooth. Spoon into serving bowls and garnish with the raw beans, parsley leaves and sprig of watercress on the side.

  • Ingredients

  • 200g green beans, trimmed and chopped
  • 100g watercress
  • 2tbsp parsley leaves
  • a few raw green beans, trimmed for garnishing
  • sprig of watercress, for garnishing
  • 20g butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • Energy 300kj 55kcal 3%
  • Fat 5g 7%
  • Saturates 3g 15%
  • Sugars 1g 1%
  • Salt 0.5g <1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 1.8g Protein 1.8g Fibre 2.1g


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