How to make it

  • Blanch all the lettuce leaves together in lightly salted boiling water for
  • about 3 minutes.
  • Drain, reserving the water.
  • Tip the lettuce leaves into a colander and leave to drain.
  • Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and fry the onion and herbs together for about 6 minutes.
  • Chop the drained lettuce leaves and add to the fried onion and herbs.
  • Stir carefully, then add the reserved water.
  • Stir, then bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Arrange the bread in a large, wide, warmed serving bowl and pour the soup over the bread.
  • Serve at once.

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    " It was excellent "
    dragonwings647 ate it and said...
    What an interesting recipe. Thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    chichimonkeyface ate it and said...
    My mother makes an escarole soup, so I know this is real good. Would suggest chicken stock too!
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    " It was excellent "
    herby ate it and said...
    5 for unique!
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