Blended herbs and lettuce soup

Blended herbs and lettuce soup

Herbs-and-lettuce-436

Method

  1. Peel and wash the potato. Cut it into small pieces and steam for ten minutes.
  2. Rinse the chervil, flat-leaf parsley and watercress. Pick off all the leaves.
  3. Wash the lettuce leaves and remove the ribs. Chop the leaves roughly. Rinse the mint and set aside.
  4. Bring some lightly salted water to the boil in a pan. Prepare a bowl filled with water and ice cubes.
✦ Drop all the herbs (with the exception of the mint), the watercress and lettuce into the boiling water.
  5. Cook for two minutes, remove with a slotted spoon, and immediately drop into the ice water.
  6. Drain well. Gather them together with your hands and squeeze well to remove as much water
as possible.
  7. Heat the formula (or expressed milk). Blend the potato, herbs and lettuce, gradually adding the hot milk. Stir in the cream. Finely chop the mint leaves and add.
  8. Blend again until the soup is very smooth.
  9. Test the temperature and pour into a bowl or bottle.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium potato (about 150g)
  • 10 sprigs chervil 10 sprigs flat-leaf parsley
  • 5 sprigs watercress 5 large lettuce leaves
  • 3 mint leaves 3⁄4 cup (200 ml) formula (or expressed milk)
  • 1 tsp double cream

TOP TIP

Set aside one or two leaves of each of the herbs every time you prepare this soup. Let baby taste them to introduce her to their flavours.

Recipe from Cooking for Kids by Alain Ducasse

RELATED ARTICLES

Related Articles

Try your little ones with some beetroot
Recipes & Food
Try your little ones with some beetroot
Recipe: Bring beetroot into your toddler's diet Method Peel and rinse the...
Courgette prawn and grapes combo
Recipes & Food
Courgette prawn and grapes combo
Courgette prawn and grapes combo Method Wash the courgette and squash....
Soft cheese and seasonal fruits
Recipes & Food
Soft cheese and seasonal fruits
Soft cheese and seasonal fruits Super chef Alain Ducasse's new book Cooking for...
Egg, asparagus and Parmesan
Recipes & Food
Egg, asparagus and Parmesan
Recipe: Soft boiled egg asparagus and Parmesan Super chef Alain Ducasse's new...

email block

despicable-me-3-reviewCelebrity & Lifestyle

Despicable Me 3: Review

We check out the latest instalment of 'minion madness'
my-baby-has-a-lump-in-his-groin-should-i-be-worriedBaby & Toddler Health

My baby has a lump in his groin, should I be worried?

Finding a lump in your baby's groin can be scary, so read our advice to help ease your concern.
toddler-scared-of-the-dark-what-should-you-doToddlers

Toddler scared of the dark what should you do?

Fear of the dark is common in children, but it shouldn’t be ignored.
win-the-new-little-dish-classics-range-and-a-personalised-little-dish-for-your-toddlerWin

Win the new Little Dish Classics range and a personalised ‘little dish’ for your toddler’

Win the new Little Dish Classics range and a personalised ‘Little Dish’ for your toddler
win-a-mam-electric-steriliser-and-express-warmer-worth-90Win

Win a MAM electric steriliser and express warmer worth £90

One lucky winner will receive a brand new MAM Electric steriliser and express warmer worth £90.
win-a-bloom-blossom-bedtime-baby-sleep-routine-skincare-setWin

Win a Bloom and Blossom Bedtime Baby Sleep Routine Skincare Set

Win a Bloom & Blossom Bedtime Baby Sleep Routine Skincare Set