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Lettuce Soup

This recipe has been provided by British Leafy Salads Association.

You might not associate lettuce with soup, but we guarantee you won't be disappointed. This is delicious and it's easy to make!



  • 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. Sautť 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.

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


Time From Cupboard-To-Table

20 mins

Notes & Variations on Lettuce Soup


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