Lamb's lettuce

Also called "sweet" or "raiponce", the lamb's lettuce is the third most consumed salad in France. It has amazing assets ... to discover.

Chews: its strengths

  • Did you know ? Chews contain 4 times more beta-carotene than apricots, iron and vitamin C in large quantities, and so much vitamin B9 (or folic acid) that 100 g are enough to cover nearly half of the needs of a woman. pregnant woman.

Choose it and keep it

Chews can be sold in three forms:

  • In bulk, it can not be kept for more than 24 hours in the refrigerator. To wash with great water.
  • In a tray, it can remain closed for two days at the bottom of the refrigerator, and only requires a fresh water rinse, as it has already been sorted and washed.
  • In sachet, it stays three to four days cool before opening. It's the only one that can be used as it is because it's totally clean.

Chews: eat it well

  • Make velvety soups or, more conventionally, serve it as a salad by seasoning it at the last moment.
  • Remember to throw a bouquet in the soups of your baby, to get used to this new flavor.

Véronique Chabrol