Deliciously refreshing, Iceberg lettuce is the ideal variety for making a light and flavourful salad. It can be combined with a wide range of fresh vegetables, cheeses and cold meats and works well with all sorts of dressings. For its adaptability to all sorts of flavour combinations, Iceberg lettuce is a must in low calorie diets.
You will find it... cello or unwrapped, in Québec and Ontario, in the Fruit & Vegetable Sections of the following supermarkets:
- Price Chopper
- Marché Bonichoix
- Les Marchés Tradition.
As the main ingredient in the famous Caesar Salad, romaine lettuce leaves are delicious coated with a creamy cheese or mustard dressing or drizzled with a blend based on oil and vinegar. Refreshing, tasty and nutritious, romaine can also be served braised or sautéed.
Green & Red Leaf Lettuce
With their light and appealing hazelnut flavour, baby green and red lettuce leaves may be served drizzled with creamy, oily, tangy or sweet dressings. Leaf lettuces, both red and green, are not only nutritious but also a source of antioxidants. Enjoy this variety in a salad or braised as a side dish vegetable.
With a slightly bitter taste, escarole can not only be made into a salad but also braised, grilled or sautéed. Suited to many flavour combinations, it is just as tasty drizzled with any tangy, sweet or mild dressing.
With a rather surprisingly bitter taste, curly endive livens up blends of baby greens and lettuce salads. Slightly milder once cooked, it is an original and delicious vegetable served as a side dish.
Ever so delicate, Boston lettuce leaves are at their best combined with fruity or mild flavours. Their refined flavour is particularly delightful in salad, but they also can be prepared as a side dish vegetable.
All other fresh vegetables grown in the Montérégie Region are also available