Plant lettuce in early spring. For best results, plant lettuce in full sun; some shade is also alright. Keep the soil moist to keep the lettuce tender.
How to Store Lettuce:
Leaf lettuce: Rinse and dry leaves with paper towels. Place the dried leaves in a plastic bag. Refrigerate leaf lettuce in a plastic bag for up to one week.
Head lettuce: Rinse the head and dry with paper towels. Place the head lettuce in a plastic bag. Refrigerate head lettuce for up to one week.
Leaf lettuce and head lettuce are fat free, saturated fat free, very low in sodium, cholesterol free, high in vitamin A, and a good source of folate.
One serving size of leaf lettuce is 1 ½ cup shredded (85 grams). A serving of leaf lettuce contains 15 calories.
One serving size of head lettuce is 1/6 medium head (89 grams). A serving of head lettuce contains 10 calories.
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