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Cream Of Lettuce Soup

Ingredients
  Butter/Safflower oil 2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Brown rice flour 2 Teaspoon
  Beef stock base/2 bouillon cubes, in 3/4 cup boiling water / 3/4 cup homemade stock 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Half and half/Rich milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Crisp lettuce head 1⁄2 Medium, shredded and cut crosswise to make about 4 cup
  Grated nutmeg To Taste
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Melt butter over medium-high heat.
Saute onion until soft.
Stir in flour.
Dissolve beef stock base in boiling water.
Add salt.
Gradually stir into onion mixture.
Cook, stirring, until thickened and smooth.
Add half and half.
Heat, stirring, to just below boiling point.
Add lettuce to soup.
Stir until lettuce is heated.
Serve immediately, sprinkled generously with chopped parsley.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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