Butterhead lettuce gets its name from its tender, buttery-textured leaves that form its large, loose head. This lettuce has a mild, succulent flavor with slight, sweet taste, with the sweeter leaves at the center. Butterhead lettuce stands out as an amazing salad ingredient and goes well with most types of dressings. This delicate lettuce leaves can also be used to wrap other food for a low-carb wrapper that is rich in nutrients.
Large butterhead lettuce provides a high dose of fiber and beta-carotene, as well as vitamins and essential minerals such as vitamin A and phosporus.
Store butterhead lettuce in a loosely closed plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Do not wash the lettuce until ready to eat.