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Lettuce and Green Pea Recipe
|Iceberg lettuce head/Romaine / leaf lettuce||1 Large, shredded to make 8 cups|
|Frozen green peas||10 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Sliced green onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Canned chicken broth||13 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Light cream||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Thin lemon slices||4|
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 127
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14 g22.3%
Saturated Fat 8.8 g44.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 50 mg16.7%
Sodium 280.2 mg11.7%
Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.3%
Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11%
Sugars 4 g
Protein 4 g9%
Vitamin A 23.8% Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 5.6% Iron 5.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1 In a 4-quart kettle, add shredded lettuce along with peas, green onion and chicken broth.
2 Cook over medium heat and bring to a boil.
3 Lower the heat and simmer, covered for 10 minutes or until the lettuce is soft.
4 Fit the blender container or food processor with the steel blade and put half the lettuce mixture and liquid in it.
5 Cover and blend for 1 minute at high speed.
6 Transfer the mixture to a bowl.
7 Repeat the process with the remaining lettuce mixture and liquid.
8 Transfer all the processed lettuce in the kettle.
9 Add in cream, sugar, salt, nutmeg and pepper to mixture in kettle.
10 Stirring constantly cook over medium heat, until well blended.
11 Serve either hot ar refrigerate until chilled.
12 Garnish with lemon slices.