Nourishing Lettuce Soup ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)


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This unusual yet delicious combination of lettuce and onions is sure to become a firm favourite and help restore your B-complex vitamin levels as well. Though just pepped up with salt and pepper, it's sure to tingle your taste buds.

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Makes 6 servings
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6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 1/2 tsp low-fat butter
1 cup chopped onions
2 tbsp plain flour (maida) dissolved in 2 1/2 cups of low-fat milk (99.7% fat-free)
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

  1. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and lettuce and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add the plain flour-milk mixture and 2½ cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside to cool completely.
  3. Blend the mixture in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  4. Transfer the purée back to the pan and add salt and pepper. Mix well and bring to a boil.
  5. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateFatVitamin B1Vitamin B2
70 calories 4.9 gm 10.5 gm 0.9 gm 0.2 mg 0.2 mg
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 on 20 Mar 13 03:57 PM

Great way to have lettuce and this healthy soup is lovely on a cold day.