1. Wash the lettuce, or endive. Cut through the lettuce center and wash thoroughly.
2 Heat the oil or other fat, put the lettuce, or endive into it, place the carrot, onion and parsley on the lettuce, cover tightly and simmer over low heat 5 minutes.
3. Add the bouillon, cover and simmer 5 minutes more. Remove the lid and simmer until nearly dry.