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Oven Braised Lettuce

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Ingredients
  Boston lettuce 6
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs), salted
  Bacon slices 3
  Onion 2 Tablespoon, finley chopped
  Carrot 2 Tablespoon, finley chopped
  Beef stock/Canned consomme 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. Preheat oven to moderate (325┬░ F.).
2. Wash the lettuce and cook, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water two minutes. Drain and press lightly with a dry cloth. Cut each head in half.
3. Line the bottom of a buttered casserole with the bacon and sprinkle with the chopped onion and carrot. Tuck the tops of the lettuce under and place flat on top of the vegetables. Add the stock and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
4. Cover with buttered waxed paper or aluminum foil and bake forty-five minutes.
5. Transfer the lettuce to a warm serving dish and keep hot. Reduce the liquid in the casserole and pour over the lettuce. Before serving, sprinkle with parsley and melted butter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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