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Braised lettuce recipe

Braised lettuce recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 23 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


  • 8 Little Gem or Red Gem lettuce, left whole
  • 500ml vegetable stock
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 3 bay leaves
  • salt
  • pepper

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    1g 1%
  • Saturates

    0g 2%
  • Sugars

    2g 2%
  • Salt

    1.4g 23%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 2.2g Protein 0.8g Fibre 1.2g


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 5.
  2. Trim the ends off the lettuces and discard any brown outer leaves. Lay in a baking dish and pour over the stock. Tuck the herbs in and around the lettuces and season. Cover with foil and bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the foil and bake for a further 10-15 minutes or until the stock has reduced and the lettuces are very tender. Serve alongside roast chicken.

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