Lettuce is one of our favourite leafy green vegetables. Its leaves have incredible sources of essential nutrients that benefit health. Indeed, it is among the most sought after greens, be it in your green salads or healthy extra in your sandwiches! Flat lettuce a traditional English lettuce with a mild taste. Soft outer leaves with crisp stems and inner.
When choosing your lettuce opt for leaves that are bright in color. Avoid sunken leaves with spots or discoloration.
Each variety of lettuce features a unique keeping quality; hence, different methods should be applied while its storing. Wash and drain any excess water before storing in the refrigerator. Pack them in a plastic bag to keep moist and refrigerate.
A 100g portion typically contains 15 calories, 2.87g carbohydrate, 0.15g fat and 1.36g protein.