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Purple Gem Lettuce

Similar to romaine but smaller and more round in shape. Little Gems make a nice appearance on the plate and the whole is usually used. Has a mild-slightly vegetal flavor and is adored for its nice crisp texture.

Alternative Names

Purple Little Gem Lettuce, Red Gem Lettuce, Red Little Gem Lettuce, Red Sucrine

Categories

Leaf Vegetable, Salad Green

Origin

France

Flavor

Sweet-Slightly, Vegetal

Texture

Crisp, Crunchy

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Finishing, Stuff

Cooking Method

As Is

Uses

see categorized dishes

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