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Flat Lettuce

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Flat lettuce are also called Butterhead lettuce or Bibb lettuce which is the American popular term.  This lettuce has the unusual quality in that the leaf is tender to eat but is pliable and tough tnough to make it the perfect choice for lettuce wraps.  When choosing look for one with the firmest heart, as these central buttery coloured leaves are the sweetest.  This lettuce are grown locally all year round.

 

The dressing used is made with 1 part red wine vinegar, 3 parts corn oil, 4 tsp Dijon mustard. Rather than mess up a large liquidiser it is possible to prepare

the dressing in a screw top jar and shake vigorously.

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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.

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