19 Frogs’ Legs Soup with Lettuce

Preparation info
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By Michel Guérard

Published 1978

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Soupe de grenouilles à la laitue ‘Fresh as a traditional garden of the past’


Main ingredients

  • 12 pale green leaves from the heart of a lettuce, making about 100 g ( oz) altogether


Preparing the soup

  1. Wash the lettuce leaves in cold water, drain and cut them in half, discarding the central rib.
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan over a low heat, add the shallots and let them soften without browning for 1 minute, stirring with a wooden spatula.
  3. Add the chopped garlic, the halved lettuce leaves, parsle