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Lettuce

Lettuce

It is true, eating all that salad is good for you!  While the nutritional value of lettuce varies with the variety, the following excerpt from the University of Illinois website sets the record straight:...

Stir-Fried Garlic Lettuce

Stir-Fried Garlic Lettuce

Here’s an easy recipe that’s great if you have a head of lettuce that you have to use right away.  Even if you don’t, it’s still a delicious side dish to any Asian meal....

Easy Lettuce Soup

Easy Lettuce Soup

This simple lettuce soup recipe found on food.com is surprisingly good!  It’s very similar tasting to a cream of broccoli soup though not as creamy.  Try it with some crusty bread and cheese.  Serves 2-4.

Parmesan Veggie Toss

Parmesan Veggie Toss

Try this with any of your favorite veggies!  Keep them raw or lightly steam them for a softer bite.

Pasta with Peas, Prosciutto, and Lettuce

Pasta with Peas, Prosciutto, and Lettuce

This recipe appeared in the New York Times by one of our favorite chefs, Mark Bittman. The recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes; be mindful not to overcook the lettuce so that...

Peach, Orange, and Lettuce Smoothie

Peach, Orange, and Lettuce Smoothie

Next time you have extra greens that you aren’t sure what to do with, try blending them into fruit smoothies like this recipe found at www.thewistfulchef.com.  Smoothies are a refreshing treat for the summer that kids...

Fennel, Grape, and Gorgonzola Salad

Fennel, Grape, and Gorgonzola Salad

Here is a great salad idea, from Mariquita Farms and epicurious.com using fennel, radicchio, and romaine lettuce. If you don’t have romaine, use any green or red leaf lettuce.  If you can’t find black grapes,...