Tag: lettuce

Taco Salad

Save to BigOven    Yum Salad made with ground beef and chili powder, lettuce with avocados and cherry tomatoes. Drizzled with a dressing of taco sauce and green chilies. Of course it's not a taco salad without the tortilla chips and sour cream....

Endive Lettuce

In the culinary arts, the word Endive is used to refer to the leafy part of any of a variety of plants in the chicory family. Endive, or curly endive, has curly green leaves and a flavor that can be somewhat bitter, with the bitterness more intense in the...

Bibb Lettuce

ibb lettuce, also known in some places as Boston, butterhead, or limestone lettuce, is a leafy green that is cultivated as a food source. It is known for its distinctive creamy flavor and crisp, crunchy texture. Bibb leaves tend to be very tender and spoil easily, and they are...

Romaine Lettuce

Romaine or cos lettuce is a variety of lettuce which grows in a tall head of sturdy leaves with a firm rib down the center. Unlike most lettuces, it is tolerant of heat. The thick ribs, especially on the older outer leaves, should have a milky fluid which gives...

Iceberg Lettuce

Iceberg lettuce is a variety of lettuce with crisp leaves which grows in a spherical head resembling cabbage. Iceberg lettuce has a mild flavor and firm, crunchy texture, making it a good choice for salads and sandwiches. When used in combination with other varieties of lettuce, iceberg lettuce will...

Lettuce

Lettuce is most often used for salads, although it is also seen in other kinds of food, such as soups, sandwiches and wraps. One type is grown for its stems, which are eaten either raw or cooked. Lettuce is a good source of vitamin A and potassium, as well...

Salad Nicoise

Save to BigOven    Yum Salad made with lettuce, tomato, green beans, hard boiled egg and a can of albacore tuna....