Lettuce Soup

A delicious, warming soup with all the flavours of summer to pick you up during those grey winter months when working at home.

Take advantage of all the great nutrients in the lettuce:  thiamin, vitamin B6, iron and potassium, not to mention being packed with dietary fibre, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate.... what are you waiting for?

lettuce soup recipe for home workers

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves: 1

  • 1 tbsp: olive oil
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 (50g): bag lambs lettuce
  • 300ml/1/2pt: chicken or vegetable stock
  • 3 tbsp: single cream
  • a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • squeeze of lemon juice

Heat the oil in a medium pan, add the onions and lettuce saute for 1 min. Add the stock then bring to the boil and simmer for 5 mins. Blend the mixture with a hand blender or in a food processor until smooth. Return to the pan and stir in the cream, nutmeg and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Hint and Tip

Serve topped with a swirl of cream and sprig of lambs lettuce if liked.

Nutritional Information

Nutrient Per serving
Calories (kcal) 283
Saturated Fat (g) 6.9
Protein (g) 15.2
Fibre (g) 1.7
Carbohydrate (g) 5.3
Salt (g) 1.57
Fat (g) 22.6

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