Velvety lettuce with toasted croutons


How to make lettuce velvety, a recipe for a delicate and, at the same time, tasty and nutritious first course, with a description of the preparation process which requires a cooking time of approximately 45 minutes.

Ingredients for 4 people

- 600 g of lettuce

- 1/2 liter of milk

- 30 g of margarine

- 2 tablespoons of flour

- 1/2 liter of nut broth

- 2 egg yolks

- 2 full spoons of grated Parmesan cheese

- 2 dl of cream

- toasted croutons

- salt

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How to prepare the lettuce cream soup

Remove the outer leaves of the lettuce, then wash it and boil it in boiling water for 5 minutes, then drain it, squeeze it and chop it.

Put the chopped lettuce in a pan and flavor it in the margarine browned with the flour.

Always stirring pour the milk and, after 5 minutes of boiling, add the broth.

Continue cooking gently for half an hour and add the salt.

In a bowl, mix the egg yolks with the Parmesan cheese and the cream, pour the mixture into the cream, turn off the heat immediately and continue stirring for a few minutes.

Serve the lettuce cream with the toasted croutons.

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Tags: First classics