Chilled Lamb's Lettuce Consommé Recipe
Chilled Lamb's Lettuce Consommé
Flavors of the Pays de la Loire
Total time: 15 to 30 minutes
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note
Good to know: Lose wieght with lamb's lettuce 
Lamb's lettuce is very low in calories: only 14 per 100 g. Take advantage of it in your low-cal menus!
Ingredients for 4 servings
- 200 g (7 oz.) Mache (Lamb's Lettuce)
- 2 zucchini
- 2 carrots
- 4 mint leaves
- 50 (3 tbsp.) unsalted butter
- 500 ml (2 cups) water
- Fine salt
  1. Peel the zucchini, then cut into small cubes. Sauté the shallots and zucchini in butter. Add the water and salt; cook gently. 
  2. At the end of the cooking time, add the lamb's lettuce and cook just 5 minutes longer. 
    Purée in a blender. Correct the seasoning; chill. 
  3. Serve the consommé well-chilled in transparent glasses and garnish with little carrot sticks, lamb's lettuce and/or mint leaves. 

Collaboration: Canetti Conseil. Photo: François Bertram. Styling: Claire Blancherie.

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