Little Gem Lettuce


Little Gem lettuce is a small, compact variety of lettuce known for its crisp texture and sweet flavor. It is a popular choice for salads and adds a refreshing crunch to sandwiches and wraps. The leaves of Little Gem lettuce are tender and have a slightly nutty taste, making it a versatile ingredient in a variety of dishes. With its compact size and attractive appearance, Little Gem lettuce is not only delicious but also visually appealing, making it a favorite among both home cooks and professional chefs.


Little Gem lettuce offers several important nutrients, including:

  • Vitamins: It is a good source of vitamins A and K, which are essential for maintaining healthy vision, immune function, and bone health.
  • Fiber: Little Gem lettuce is low in calories and high in dietary fiber, which supports healthy digestion and can contribute to feelings of fullness.
  • Minerals: It contains minerals like calcium, potassium, and iron, which are important for maintaining strong bones, proper muscle function, and optimal oxygen transport in the body.
  • Antioxidants: Little Gem lettuce contains antioxidants that help protect cells from damage caused by harmful free radicals.

(Priced Per Pack “2 Lettuce”)

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Recipe: Little Gem Lettuce Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette


  • 2 heads of Little Gem lettuce, washed and dried
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • For the Lemon Vinaigrette:
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon honey
    • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cut the Little Gem lettuce heads in half lengthwise, keeping the leaves intact. Arrange them on a serving platter.
  2. In a bowl, combine the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, feta cheese, and fresh dill. Toss gently to mix.
  3. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, honey, salt, and pepper to make the lemon vinaigrette.
  4. Drizzle the lemon vinaigrette over the Little Gem lettuce halves. Top with the tomato-cucumber mixture and sprinkle with additional dill, if desired.
  5. Serve the Little Gem lettuce salad immediately as a refreshing side dish or light lunch option.


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