Cream Of Lettuce Soup Recipe

Cream of Lettuce Soup
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

CuisineCourse
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Butter/Safflower oil2 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Brown rice flour2 Teaspoon
 Beef stock base/2 bouillon cubes, in 3/4 cup boiling water / 3/4 cup homemade stock2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Half and half/Rich milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Crisp lettuce head1⁄2 Medium, shredded and cut crosswise to make about 4 cup
 Grated nutmeg To Taste
 Chopped fresh parsley1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 832 Calories from Fat 571

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g100%

Saturated Fat 40.2 g201.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 200.6 mg

Sodium 1265.6 mg52.7%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g15.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.7%

Sugars 8.3 g

Protein 20 g40.5%

Vitamin A 397.8% Vitamin C 123.2%

Calcium 64.5% Iron 20.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Melt butter over medium-high heat.
Saute onion until soft.
Stir in flour.
Dissolve beef stock base in boiling water.
Add salt.
Gradually stir into onion mixture.
Cook, stirring, until thickened and smooth.
Add half and half.
Heat, stirring, to just below boiling point.
Add lettuce to soup.
Stir until lettuce is heated.
Serve immediately, sprinkled generously with chopped parsley.
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