Rinse lettuce in cool water, wrap loosely in a plastic bag, and store in your crisper drawer. Wash thoroughly before using.
- Lettuce is most commonly used as the main ingredient in salads, but it’s also very popular as a wrap, especially for those on a gluten-free diet.
- Lettuce can also be used as an ingredient in soups.
Iceberg, leaf lettuce, and Romaine are all fat-free, low in sodium, cholesterol-free and low in calories. Romaine and other leaf lettuces are high in vitamin A are are good sources of folate.