How to prepare a lettuce

Step by step recipe:

  1. 1 min.How to prepare a lettuce : Photo of step #1
    Stand the lettuce with the stalk upwards.
  2. 2 min.How to prepare a lettuce : Photo of step #2
    Pull off any damaged leaves and discard.
  3. 2 min.How to prepare a lettuce : Photo of step #3
    Lie the lettuce on its side and cut off the stalk.
  4. 5 min.How to prepare a lettuce : Photo of step #4
    You can trim off the stiff white part at the base of the leaves if you want a more tender lettuce.
  5. 1 min.How to prepare a lettuce : Photo of step #5
    Try to keep the "heart" of lettuce, kids love to find it in their plates.
  6. 10 min.How to prepare a lettuce : Photo of step #6
    Put the lettuce leaves in a large container of water that is not too cold (more efficient at removing any earth), adding 1 tablespoon white (spirit) vinegar.

    Leave the leaves to soak for 10 minutes or so to wash them.
  7. 2 min.How to prepare a lettuce : Photo of step #7
    After this, "play the spider", which means remove the leaves from the water by lifting them out with your hands. This leaves any dirt at the bottom undisturbed.
  8. 5 min.How to prepare a lettuce : Photo of step #8
    Put the leavves in a salad spinner and give them a good whirl.
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    Your lettuce is ready.

Remarks:

The simplest way to dress a salad? A good vinaigrette and a few chopped herbs. There's nothing better before all that lovely French cheese arrives on the table !

Source:

Home made

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