Dutch Lettuce Recipe

Dutch lettuce Recipe is a low-calorie and carbs diet. It is very healthy for people seeking to have a good substitute for calorie-rich food. Lettuce has its own taste, while some might not prefer it in their food, others may love adding it as a sweet spot to their daily meals. Anyhow, it is a great nutritional source if added to your daily meals.

Dutch Lettuce Recipe

Dutch Lettuce Recipe

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine German
Servings 4 People
Calories 83 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb Leaf Lettuce
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 cup Shredded chicken
  • 2 pcs Boiled eggs
  • Salt (as per taste)
  • Red chili flakes (as per taste)
  • Ginger garlic paste (as per taste)
  • Vinegar (as per required)
  • Olive Oil (as per required)

Instructions
 

  • Rinse the lettuce thoroughly, and then pat dry with a paper towel. Dutch Lettuce can be consumed as a whole if you are taking it in a bun but if you are adding it to a salad, slice it finely.
  • Wash the potatoes with lukewarm water and then boil them in a pan. Then leave the potatoes aside to let them cool. After the potatoes are at room temperature, mash them using a masher.
  • Wash chicken and marinate it. For marination, rub salt,sprinkle red chilli flakes, pour ginger garlic paste, and then a little bit of vinegar. Leave it for 30 to 40 minutes. It would be better if you leave overnight. Then after marination, fry the chicken using olive oil and then shred it into small pieces.
  • Take a bowl and mix chicken and mashed potatoes using a spatula. Then add the lettuce and mix slightly.
  • After mixing all the ingredients, you can top it with eggs.It is optional, but eggs are good for health and add scrumptiousness to the salad.
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Health Benefits of Lettuce

Lettuce is a preferred salad ingredient because of its high nutritional value, high water content, and low carbs. In addition, it is a source of vitamins that helps in weight loss, so people prefer to eat lettuce in raw form as a healthy substitute for junk or regular meals.

Lettuce contains vitamins, especially water-soluble vitamins, i.e., vitamin K, which helps strengthen bones. Therefore, including lettuce in the salad helps in reducing the risk of bone fracture. In addition, the water content of lettuce burg is up to 95% which makes it a proficient source of water and thus keeps you hydrated. People on a diet can consider this and can enhance the consumption of lettuce to reduce dehydration.

Besides lettuce has several other benefits as it is a source of Vitamin A as well. Vitamin A is necessary for eyesight, and lettuce helps the person with the cataract by reducing the chances to a minimum. It also lowers the risk of macular degeneration. According to some studies, lettuce has anti-inflammatory features, which were endorsed by experimentation. The Ancient Science of Life Journal published an article that threw light on another aspect of lettuce and, i.e., its anti-oxidative properties can reduce free radicals.

Last but not least, having low carbs and fats reduces the chances of myocardial infarction and other heart diseases, thanks to its light weightiness.

Nutritional Facts

  • Calories: 83
  • Fats: 5 gram
  • Carbohydrates: 4 gram
  • Protein: 6 gram
  • Sodium: traces

Calorie Count of Dutch Lettuce

Dutch lettuce contains 83 calories while having fats 5 grams, carbohydrates 4 grams, and protein 6 grams. There are traces of sodium as well. The carbohydrates are low, so this is a really good substitute for calorie-rich diets.

Homemade Dutch Lettuce Ingredients

  • Lettuce leafs
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Shredded chicken
  • Vinegar or lemon
  • Sliced eggs
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili flakes to taste

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Shred the lettuce

Rinse the lettuce thoroughly, and then pat dry with a paper towel. Dutch Lettuce can be consumed as a whole if you are taking it in a bun but if you are adding it to a salad, slice it finely.

Mash the potatoes

Wash the potatoes with lukewarm water and then boil them in a pan. Then leave the potatoes aside to let them cool. After the potatoes are at room temperature, mash them using a masher.

Prepare the chicken

Wash chicken and marinate it. For margination, rub salt, sprinkle red chili flakes, pour ginger garlic paste, and then a little bit of vinegar. Leave it for 30 to 40 minutes. It would be better if you leave overnight. Then after marination, fry the chicken using olive oil and then shred it into small pieces.

Mix the Salad

Take a bowl and mix chicken and mashed potatoes using a spatula. Then add the lettuce and mix slightly.

Garnish with eggs

After mixing all the ingredients, you can top it with eggs. It is optional, but eggs are good for health and add scrumptiousness to the salad.

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