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Lettuce and Pea Soup May 29, 2011

Filed under: Soups and Stews,Weight Watchers Recipes — delishuss @ 10:00 pm
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I got this recipe from a Weight Watchers demonstration in the Kitchen in the Castle.  The courses out there are great, you should check them out: http://www.thekitcheninthecastle.com/

This soup is very quick to make. It’s best served fresh.

1 1/2 propoints per serving

3 propoints per recipe

serves 2

 

Ingredients

Low fat cooking spray

4 spring onions, sliced

250g lettuce, such as cos or little gem, shredded

150ml vetegable stock

100ml skimmed milk

60g peas, fresh or frozen

4 fresh mint leaves, shredded, plus extra to garnish

Freshly ground black pepper

 

Method

1. Spray a large lidded pan with the cooking spray and heat until hot. Add the spring onions and stir fry for about 3 minutes until softened. Add the lettuce and cook for a minute before stirring in the stock and milk.

2. Bring to the boil, add the peas and reduce the heat to a steady simmer. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.

3. Stir in the shredded mint then transfer to a liquidiser to blend or whizz with a hand held blender. Season with a little salt and black pepper and return to the pan to warm through.

4. Serve in warm bowls garnished with the mint leaves.