Lettuce and Tarragon Soup

Lettuce and Tarragon Soup

Sheila Greer 0

"This is an interesting combination. If you like watercress soup, you'll love this! Leeks and tarragon create a delicious combination with chopped romaine lettuce. Season with freshly ground pepper for a lovely presentation."


35 m servings 146 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 146 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 11.9 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.5g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 1180 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Place leeks and garlic in the pan and slowly cook and stir 10 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned. Mix in the chicken broth and salt. Reduce heat and simmer approximately 15 minutes.
  2. Increase heat to medium low and stir in the romaine lettuce. Cook 5 minutes. Stir in the tarragon. Remove from heat.
  3. In a blender, blend the soup until smooth.
  4. Return soup to the saucepan and warm over medium heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
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  1. 21 Ratings


This was very good, however, it was way too salty for us. I don't think I'd add any of the salt at first next time, and would just salt to taste afterwards. I did have to substitute a mixture ...

Excellent!!! Lots of flavor!!!

This was delicious. Lovely green color makes for a wonderful presentation & the flavor is superb. Very quick & easy to make too. Fresh tarragon is a must!

OMG, who would have thought *lettuce* soup would taste so darn good! I used a romaine, leeks and tarragon from my garden. The lettuce was a little tough from being left in the ground too long,...

Very yummy. Worth making again... I added a little crumbled bacon, and it was perfectly delightful.

Good flavor blend but the texture and appearance is not very appealing

I really liked this soup. My tarrigon was late season in a dry year, so I cut it back to about half the suggested amount. And I added a dollup of plain yogurt (sour cream would do as well) to ...

The soup was lovely! A perfect light soup for summer, when your garden is producing so much lettuce that if you see another salad you'll scream:) I used all the lettuces that were getting to lar...

This is amazing. Wonderful, interesting flavors, and you can use any green leafy veggie instead of lettuce. Kale or collard greens are great to use for extra nutrition; just increase your cookin...