Warm Butter Lettuce w/ Fresh Herbs

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Serves 6 Cook Time 25 Minutes

1 Cup dry white wine
1 shallot, sliced thin
1 bay leaf
¼ tsp Splenda or other sugar substitute
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
4 Tbsp Butter substitute (Try Smart Balance Butter Spray)
2 heads Bibb lettuce, leaves loosely torn
2 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped fine
2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped fine
2 Tbsp fresh chervil, chopped fine


  1. Bring the wine, shallot, bay leaf, splenda 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 pepper to a simmer in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook until reduced to about 2 tablespoons (8-10 minutes).
  2. Remove from the heat and discard the bay leaf. Whisk in the butter substitute and 1 teaspoon of water until smooth.
  3. Combine the lettuce and herbs in a large bowl. Add the warm dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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