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.

Culinary use:

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.

Health benefits:

Lollo Rosso lettuce contains vitamins A and C, folate, fiber, antioxidants, and iron.