Lollo Rosso Red
Lollo Rosso is also known as coral lettuce. The leaves are produced loosely in a whole head, are tender in taste, with a slight bitterness. They are decorative lettuce types add a punch of colour, texture and volume to salads. The curled leaves also have a practical function as they increase the surface area enabling salad dressings to be caught up in the leaf and not to the bottom of your salad bowl.
Lollo Rosso must be used fresh
• Put leaves into a salad spinner or wrap up in a towel to get rid of excess moisture.
• Use whole leaves in rolls and sandwiches or tear the leaves into bite size pieces and use as required.
Lollo Rosso lettuce contains vitamins A and C, folate, fiber, antioxidants, and iron.