Lettuce Spoons


Lettuce Spoons

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Lettuce has a nice crunchy feel which you can exploit to make interesting dishes that please the kids... whether a simple salad or these scrumptious spoons! Lettuce is a good source of vitamins A and C and therefore a great addition to your child's diet. Use tender lettuce leaves and remove any veins before using. Serving in a spoon makes it interesting and nutritious snack that is fine to appeal your little brats.

Lettuce Spoons recipe - How to make Lettuce Spoons

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 spoons
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Ingredients


4 to 5 lettuce leaves

To Be Mixed Into A Filling
1 1/2 tbsp crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
1 1/2 tbsp chopped pineapple
1 1/2 tbsp grated carrot
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped celery
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped walnuts (akhrot)
1 1/2 tbsp eggless mayonnaise
salt and to taste

Method
    Main procedure
  1. Wash the lettuce leaves, dry them on a towel and cut each leaf into 50 mm. (2") squares. Immerse in ice-cold water for 10 minutes to keep them crisp. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Place a lettuce square on a soup spoon and put 2 tsp of the filling in the centre.
  3. Repeat with remaining lettuce squares and filling to make 15 more spoons and serve immediately.

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