Salad greens are available all year round.
Store in the refrigerator, ensure leaves are not squashed. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
The first salad was officially created with salad greens during the days of the Roman Empire. Originally, green lettuce was referred to as Cos, named after the Greek island where it was discovered.
Serving size: 1/2 cup torn - 18g raw
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.05||0.3|
|- saturated (g)||0.01||0.04|
|- sugars (g)||0.3||1.7|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||15||88|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research