If you've never had Boston lettuce, you are truly missing out! My mom is a member of Sang Lee farms on the East end of Long Island and they provide you with a basket full of vegetables each week in the summer. Boston lettuce was introduced to us through one of these baskets.
This lettuce has a velvety, buttery texture and can be found in some grocery stores. As explained on Wikipedia, Butterhead- Also known as Boston or Bibb lettuce, is a type of head lettuce with a loose arrangement of leaves, and is known for its sweet flavor and tender texture.
*All lettuce should be thoroughly cleaned and rinsed.*
Here are some ingredients that we LOVE to mix with our Boston lettuce:
- Sliced red onion
- Sliced cucumber
- Toasted walnuts (yum!)
- Crumbled Goat Cheese (or sometimes fried goat cheese patties!)
- Optional: Green/Purple Olives, Grilled chicken, Croutons, etc
Sang Lee Farms also sells an incredible organic dressing called, Asian Vinaigrette
We also like to use Paul Newman's Lite Sesame Ginger Dressing - all nutrition info in link.