Super Food for the lungs!
About: Lollo Rosso lettuce grows in a rosette shape with fan-shaped, curly leaves that are pale green in the center and violet around the edges. This lettuce is tender and crispy with a slightly bitter and nutty flavor. It is believed to have been first grown by the Egyptians.
Health Benefits: Lollo Rosso lettuce has 100 times more antioxidants than regular lettuce. It also contains vitamins A and C, folates, fiber, potassium and iron. It improves eyesight and cholesterol, and it also acts as a natural antihistamine to relieve asthma and allergy symptoms.
How to Use: It is primarily used in salads and its slightly bitter taste makes it an excellent addition alongside sweeter variants of lettuce. Lotto Rosso also makes a beautiful bed for decorating meats and other dishes. It is also used for garnishing soups and sandwiches.
Fun Fact! Lettuce was a symbol of fertility in Ancient Egypt
Simple Recipe: food.ndtv.com/lists/10-best-lettuce-recipes-1399941