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Butter Braised Hearts Of Lettuce

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Ingredients
  Romaine lettuce head/4 heads boston lettuce 2 , trimmed of stems and coarse leaves and washed
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth/Beef broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large skillet, melt butter
2. Add the broth and bring to a simmer.
3. Immerse the lettuce leave in the broth and cover the pan with its lid.
4. Simmer lettuce for 10 minutes until wilted and tender-crisp.
5. Halve hearts lengthwise, transfer to serving dish and salt to taste.
6. Boil remaining cooking liquid, uncovered, until reduced to about 2 tablespoons.
7. Season liquid with pepper

SERVING
8. Pour the reduction over lettuce, toss and serve.

TIP
If using romaine, slice off tops so hearts are 8 inches long.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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