recipe for Baked Baby Lettuce has been reproduced
courtesy of Orce
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This dish is inspired by a celebrity chef and for me
creates a lovely light refreshing taste of the summer.
This slightly unusual dish is a great side dish, starter
or even summer lunch when the stock is served as an
aromatic summer soup.
for Baked Baby Lettuce
4 baby lettuces such as Little Gem Lettuces
½ litre chicken (or vegetable) stock
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Few sprigs fresh thyme
Few sprigs fresh rosemary
Salt and pepper
to make Baked Baby Lettuce
the lettuces, trim off the ends and remove any brown
the lettuces in an oven dish or earthenware cazuela
and pour over the stock.
over the oil then pull the needles off the rosemary
sprigs and the leaves off the thyme sprigs and sprinkle
over the lettuces, season with salt and pepper.
with foil or a lid and cook for 20 - 25 minutes until
the lettuces are soft and tender.
with permission of Orce