Little Gem lettuce | CUESA

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Returns March 17, 2022

Little Gem lettuce

Little Gem is the diminutive lovechild of the romaine and butter lettuce varieties. It’s perfectly sweet outer leaves are wonderful with any number of salad dressings, such as green goddess, and the crisp inner hearts work well on a platter of early summer crudité.

In Season

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Recipes with Little Gem lettuce

Le Petite Robert BLT

Robert Cubberly, Le Petite Robert.


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