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How to Use Lettuce and Other Greens

How to Store To protect and maintain freshness, place greens in a plastic container lined with paper towels. Store this container in the produce drawer of the refrigerator. Tender lettuce greens do not freeze well. Instead, freeze hardier greens like kale and collard greens. Spinach also freezes well for use […]

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Health Benefits and Safe Handling of Salad Greens

by M. Bunning and P. Kendall1 (6/12) Quick Facts… Lettuce, spinach, and other salad greens are an important part of a healthful diet because they can be year-round sources of vitamin A, vitamin C, and other nutrients. Red and dark green leafy vegetables are generally higher in antioxidants, Vitamin B6, and […]

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Salad Greens

Salad greens are a delicious way to add beneficial nutrients to your meals! From lettuce to cabbage and kale to spinach, leafy greens include all leaf vegetables that are grown and harvested for fresh market. These versatile and widely available vegetables play an important role in a healthful diet. Popular […]