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Red Leaf Lettuce

Red leaf lettuce is similar to romaine lettuce except for its red-tinged leaves. Known for its large open head of loose leaves that deepen in color as it matures. Dole Red Leaf Lettuce Vegetables

Nutrition

Vitamin A needed for healthy vision and immune function Vitamin K supports normal blood clotting
Excellent Source of Vitamin A, which supports healthy vision. 
Excellent Source of Vitamin K, which supports normal blood clotting.

Pick

How do you pick red leaf lettuce?

Look for clean, fresh looking cut ends with crisp bright leaves. Avoid rusty, dried out or wilted.

Prepare

How do you prepare red leaf lettuce?

Most often eaten raw in salads and sandwiches. Add red leaf lettuce to your favorite Caesar or Greek salad for a little added color.

Storage

How do you store red leaf lettuce?

Lettuce should be used as soon as possible as purchased. If it must be stored, remove wilting leaves. Unwashed lettuce can keep 3 to 4 days at most in a perforated plastic bag in the veggie crisper of your refrigerator.

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