Creamy Romaine Lettuce Soup

Desiree Stone

By
@Desiree_Stone

I had an overabundance of romaine lettuce so I looked up some ideas online. I found a delicious recipe for Romaine Lettuce soup and added a few tweaks. I would have never thought of using lettuce for a soup!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
butter
1 small
onion
1 qt
chicken broth
8 c
romaine lettuce, chopped
2 c
heavy cream (may use half and half)
dash(es)
tabasco sauce
salt and pepper, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in a medium sized sauce pan. Saute onions in butter until tender.
2
Add chicken broth to onions and bring to a boil. Stir chopped lettuce into liquid; let cook over low heat for about 10 minutes (or until tender). Remove from heat and let stand until cooled.
3
Place lettuce mixture into a blender, half at a time, until all ingredients are completely pureed. Pour, now pureed, lettuce mixture into saucepan over medium heat. ** Do not Boil**
4
Add cream and tabasco sauce to taste; salt and pepper may be added for extra flavor. Heat through and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Other Soups
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #creamy, #lettuce, #romaine