loose-leaf lettuce

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Noun1.loose-leaf lettuce - lettuce with loosely curled leaves that do not form a compact head
lettuce - leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa
Lactuca sativa crispa, leaf lettuce - distinguished by leaves having curled or incised leaves forming a loose rosette that does not develop into a compact head
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The rest of your loose-leaf lettuce can be harvested as a cut-and-comeagain crop when outer, older leaves are 10-15cm.
* Chicken tenders with loose-leaf lettuce, sliced tomato, grilled onions, and spicy mustard
Any variety of loose-leaf lettuce is at the top of my list when it comes to beginners.
One hundred and twenty-five samples each of loose-leaf lettuce, cantaloupe, celery strawberries, scallions/green onions, parsley, cilantro, and tomatoes will be collected at packing houses from May 2000 to May 2001.
butter 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 Boston lettuce or similar loose-leaf lettuce 2 cups (loosely packed) spinach leaves 8 stalks parsley 8 young mint leaves 10 young sorrel leaves or 1 tsp.
Cut and Come Again loose-leaf lettuce is perfect even for a single serving as you simply pluck small quantities of leaves whenever you need them.
Some loose-leaf lettuce varieties have superior heat tolerance.