ROMAINE HEARTS


The romaine hearts, are hand selected to ensure its size and shape. The external leaves are removed from the lettuce to leave only internal leaves, which shows a light green color, a crunchy texture and has firm white ribs, almost until the tip. As we get closer to the center, hearts leaves are smaller, more yellow and sweet.

 

 FRESH AND FROZEN 

 The romaine hearts should be chosen for its fresh and crunchy without dark spots and with strong ribs.

Is romaine lettuce good for you?

One head of romaine contains 6mg of iron, which ads a significant source of iron to the diets of vegetarians and vegans. 6 – Romaine Lettuce is Rich in B-vitamins: Thiamine (B1) – 38% RDA, Riboflavin (B2) – 32% RDA, Niacin (B3) – 12% RDA, Pantothenic Acid (B5) – 18%, Pyridoxine (B6) – 36 %, Folate (B9) – 213%!

How do you grill romaine hearts?

Cut each heart of romaine in half lengthwise, leaving the end intact so each half holds together. Cut the tops of the lettuce, if necessary. Brush with olive oil and grillover medium heat until the lettuce chars and wilts slightly, about 6 minutes, turning a few times. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and serve.

What nutrients are in lettuce?

In addition, romaine lettuce is a very good source of dietary fiber, manganese,potassium, biotin, vitamin B1, copper, iron, and vitamin C. It is also a good source of vitamin B2, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B6, phosphorus, chromium, magnesium, calcium, and pantothenic acid.

Is lettuce high in fiber?

Green leaf lettuce, one of the most popular types grown in home gardens, contains 0.9 grams of fiber per serving. Other types of lettuce contain a bit more fiber per serving, with iceberg lettuce containing 1.7 grams per serving and romaine lettucecontaining 2 grams per serving. 

 STORAGE.
 
Store romaine hearts in a bag, inside the refrigerator, being careful of not storing them close to fruits and vegetables that produce ethylene, since this can make them mature faster.
The ideal temperature is between 1°C to 4.4°C.
  • Humidity: 95 to 100%
  • Ethylene production: NO
  • Sensitive to ethylene exposure: YES.