Cream Of Lettuce Soup, Microwave Recipe

Cream Of Lettuce Soup,  Microwave Recipe

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A luscious soup with a catchy hue, the Cream of Lettuce Soup is also conveniently easy and quick to make! The unique flavour of lettuce needs just a bit of onions to enhance the flavour further. Cooked and blended together, the lettuce and onion mixture is thickened with milk and cornflour and seasoned simply with salt.


Despite the use of minimal ingredients and an extremely simple procedure, made even quicker using the microwave, the Cream of Lettuce Soup has a really mouth-watering texture and flavour, which nobody can resist. That’s the beauty of this recipe!

Cream Of Lettuce Soup, Microwave Recipe recipe - How to make Cream Of Lettuce Soup, Microwave Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups chopped lettuce leaves
2 onions , finely chopped
2 1/4 cups milk
2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp butter
salt and to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Chop the lettuce and onion.
  2. Put the lettuce leaves in a bowl and microwave on high for about 30 seconds.
  3. Add the onions and microwave on high for 1 minute or until light pink in colour.
  4. Blend the lettuce and onions to a smooth puree in a blender. Strain.
  5. Mix the milk, plain flour and add to the puree. Add 3 teacups of water.
  6. Cover and microwave on high for about 3 minutes, stirring once in-between after 1 1/2 minutes.
  7. Add salt and pepper.
  8. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy144 cal
Protein4.3 g
Carbohydrates9.1 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat8.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A446.8 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C5.4 mg
Folic Acid5.6 mcg
Calcium179.4 mg
Iron0.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium60.1 mg
Potassium109.5 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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