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Lettuce soup

Lettuce soup

Lettuce that has gone limp can still be put to use, and it is magically transformed in this rich, sophisticated soup.
By Love Food Hate Waste
Serves 4
Prep/Cook time: 30-45 minutes
Bowl of thick creamy green lettuce soup

Ingredients

1 small lettuce - around 150g
1.2 litres vegetable stock
1 leek
150ml single cream

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Recipe

  1. Trim the lettuce and leek, and chop them into bite-sized pieces. Put them into a large saucepan with the vegetable stock. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 15 minutes until the vegetables are soft.

  2. Remove from the heat and allow to cool a little, then transfer to the bowl of a food processor or liquidiser and process until very smooth.

  3. Pour the soup back into the saucepan and stir in the cream. Reheat gently to serve.

Make the most of your leftovers
Store in
Airtight container
Time
2 days
Where to store
Fridge
Reheat
Oven or microwave until piping hot. Reheat only once.

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