Virtual CSA Box: Romaine Lettuce
It’s time for spring lettuce again, and it turns out that even the ubiquitous romaine lettuce has a season. Expect the romaine lettuce showing up in produce boxes across the country to be fresher and brighter than the heads you can get any time of the year in your grocery store.
Romaine is a light, crisp salad green that has more green texture and flavor than the truly chilly iceberg lettuce, but it lacks the taste and interest of arugula or red leaf. Its strength is in its deliciously crisp texture and bright foundation for interesting salad mix-ins. And after the long winter, salads are starting sound good, don’t you think? Here’s a few to check out…
And stepping away from salads for a moment, we find these Egg-Stuffed Tomatoes appealing and intriguing; they include a romaine pesto.
Have any salads planned this week? What are you doing with your CSA produce?
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