Lettuce

Photograph of lettuce leaves.

This leafy vegetable is more than just a building block for great salads. Check out the links below for great nutrition education resources focusing on lettuce.



Lettuce Recipes

USDA. NAL. SNAP-Ed Connection.

Recipes containing lettuce from the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder database.


Lettuces

The Leafy Greens Council.

Provides a description, storage information and nutrition facts for Boston/Bibb, iceberg, leaf and romaine lettuces.


Butter Lettuce: Nutrition. Selection. Storage.

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for butter lettuce and tips on how to select, store and prepare it.


Leaf Lettuce: Nutrition. Selection. Storage

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for lettuce and tips on how to select, store and prepare it.


Iceberg Lettuce: Nutrition. Selection. Storage.

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for iceberg lettuce and tips on how to select, store and prepare it. Also included are links to other relevant information including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Iceberg Lettuce, that gives new and different ways to add this vegetable to your diet.


Red Leaf Lettuce: Nutrition. Selection. Storage.

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for red leaf lettuce and tips on how to select, store and prepare it.


Romaine Lettuce: Nutrition. Selection. Storage.

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for romaine lettuce and tips on how to select, store and prepare it.


Watch Your Garden Grow: Lettuce

University of Illinois Extension.

Web site contains in depth information on lettuce including varieties, planting and growing as well as selection, storage, nutritional information and preparation techniques.


Lettuce

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network.

Web site contains PDF files of newsletters, recipes, bookmarks, and other nutrition education materials related to cabbage. Bookmark, newsletter and recipes are available in large type.


Reasons for the Seasons: Lettuce (PDF | 336KB)

University of California Cooperative Extension.

Four page fact sheet includes nutrition benefits, shopping and serving tips, preparation advice family meal ideas and information about handing and storage. There are also two recipes and a coloring page for children.