Know Your Produce? Oak Leaf Lettuce

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Green Oak Leaf lettuce is a small loose leaf type of lettuce. The leaves have the appearance of oak leaves-lobed and loosely serrated- and grow upward and outward, somewhat close together and attached to a singular base. The leaves are smooth in texture with a mild, nutty flavor.

Applications/Techniques

Oak Leaf lettuce mixes well with other small greens and lettuces to create elegant and flavorful salads. Use in sandwiches or as a bed for fruit and cheese plates.

Flavor Friends

  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Carrots
  • Cheese
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggs
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Lemon
  • Mint
  • Mushrooms
  • Nuts
  • Olive oil
  • Olives
  • Oranges
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Radish
  • Shallots
  • Tarragon
  • Vinegar, balsamic, cider, red wine
  • Watercress
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About Rachel

Owner @ Brown Box Organics.
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