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Cream Of Lettuce Soup

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Ingredients
  Regular strength chicken broth 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Butter lettuce/Green leaf lettuce 4 Cup (64 tbs), chopped (Firmly Packed For Measuring)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Half and half/Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  White pepper To Taste
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon wedges 4
Directions

Pour broth into a 3-quart pan; bring to a boil over high heat.
Stir in lettuce; reduce heat, cover, and simmer until lettuce is completely limp (8 to 10 minutes).
Pour lettuce mixture, a portion at a time, into a blender or food processor; add butter and whirl until mixture is smooth.
Return to pan, stir in half-and-half, and heat until steaming.
Season to taste with salt and white pepper, then pour into bowls and garnish with parsley.
Pass lemon wedges to squeeze into soup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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