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Lettuce soup

Submitted by Kilmory 18 November 2009

Lettuce soup may sound unlikely, but it is really delicious and a beautiful rich green colour whatever type of lettuce is used.. No-one can ever guess what it is, but it's always popular. It's a good way to use up wilting leaves or a gl



12 oz potato, cubed 1 medium onion, chopped 35g butter 425ml chicken/vegetable stock 425ml milk 200g lettuce Pinch caster sugar Pinch grated nutmeg Salt and ground black pepper, to taste


In a large pan, melt butter and sweat potato and onion. Add the stock and milk and simmer until potato is soft. Add lettuce and simmer 3-5 minutes (it will look a slimy mess at this stage). Liquidise soup until smooth, and return it to the pan. Add the sugar, grated nutmeg and seasoning and bring back to a simmer. Serve with a swirl of cream, if wished.

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