Butter Lettuce Soup

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceWeareneverfull.com
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour

Description

Butter Lettuce Soup

Ingredients

1
Butter Lettuce
 
olive oil (Or butter)
1⁄2
onion (Large, diced)
1⁄4
Potato (Peeled, cubed and boiled till soft)
15
chives (!Millilitre Chopped)
1 1⁄2 T
Sherry (Or white wine)
185
stock (!Millilitre Veg or chicken)
1⁄2 c
Buttermilk

Instructions

Boil some water and make an ice bath (ice cubes and cold water in a bowl)

Chop the bottom of the lettuce and immerse the leaves in the boiling water for 30 seconds.

Remove with tongs and 'shock' in ice water.

Remove and drain and dry on a towel.

Sautee the onion in olive oil until translucent for approx 3 minutes.

Add potato and stir.

Add pinch of salt and half the chives and stir.

Add sherry and cook down for approx a minute.

Add stock and stir.

Add rest of the chives and cook for 30 seconds.  

Remove from stove and add buttermilk.

Add lettuce and blend.

Chill in fridge for and hour or freezer for 20-30 minutes.