George Washington Ragu Recipe

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George Washington Ragu

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3 pounds fresh asparagus
5 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 medium onion, chopped
2 Belgium endives. thinly sliced lengthwise
1 small head soft leaf lettuce such as Boston
1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup all purpose unbleached flour
2 cups chicken broth, or other kind as desired

Wash and cut asparagus into thirds. Heat about 1 inch of water in a saute pan with a lid and add asparagus. Cover and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. In a sauce pan or stockpot melt the butter and then cook the chopped onion and sliced endive for about 4 - 5 minutes, stirring. Shred the lettuce and sitr it in along with the salt and pepper. Cook and stir about 2 minutes and then blend in the flour along with the broth and cook and stir to slightly thicken and to cook the flour. Add the asparagus, heat and serve.

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