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Serving: 4 - 6

INGREDIENTS

 20 ml margarine
 1 onion, chopped
 1 garlic clove, crushed
 600 ml chicken stock
 4 x waxy potatoes
 1 sachet potato bake - Bacon & Onion
 300 ml milk
 315 ml cold water
 1 bunch watercress, chopped
 Salt
 Freshly Ground Black Pepper

DIRECTIONS

1

Sauté onion and garlic in margarine over a med-high heat until soft.

2

Add chicken stock and sliced potatoes and simmer until the potatoes are cooked.

3

Mix the potato bake - Bacon & Onion packet contents with a little cold milk to make a smooth paste and add the remaining milk. Add this to the potatoes, along with the cold water and watercress.

4

Bring to the boil and simmer uncovered for 7-8 minutes.

5

Liquidise when cool and season with salt and pepper.

6

Serve hot or chilled with crispy bacon bits and a swirl of cream.

Ingredients

 20 ml margarine
 1 onion, chopped
 1 garlic clove, crushed
 600 ml chicken stock
 4 x waxy potatoes
 1 sachet potato bake - Bacon & Onion
 300 ml milk
 315 ml cold water
 1 bunch watercress, chopped
 Salt
 Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Directions

1

Sauté onion and garlic in margarine over a med-high heat until soft.

2

Add chicken stock and sliced potatoes and simmer until the potatoes are cooked.

3

Mix the potato bake - Bacon & Onion packet contents with a little cold milk to make a smooth paste and add the remaining milk. Add this to the potatoes, along with the cold water and watercress.

4

Bring to the boil and simmer uncovered for 7-8 minutes.

5

Liquidise when cool and season with salt and pepper.

6

Serve hot or chilled with crispy bacon bits and a swirl of cream.

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