Red Butterhead Lettuce (紅牛油生菜)
Hong Kong

  • $24


Sold as a pack of ~300g / 10.6 oz

Fridays Only Pre-order - Cut-off for the coming Friday delivery would be on Thursday at 2pm. Delivery of all items will be done on the same Friday that your pre-order is ready

Locally-grown & harvested within a day or two from delivery to ensure you get the freshest & tasting veggies!

Butter lettuces have velvety and soft leaves and crunchy stems, which make them perfect for any dish that requires a lettuce wrap. Most use them as a salad leaf, but few know that it is also sublime when braised, grilled or made into a soup!

What is Permaculture?

Different by Design.

Permaculture uses organic farming methods but goes way beyond & utilizes a holistic design in reducing its environmental footprint.

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Seasonality

Seasonal all-year round

Pairings
UrbaNature's Butterhead Lettuce is best paired with:

  • Salads
  • Sandwiches
  • Soups
  • Wraps
Health Benefits

  • High in Beta Carotene: The butter lettuce's dark green leaves are high in beta carotene, which could help with cancer prevention, particularly lung cancer and reduction in the risk of heart disease. Beta carotene is converted by the body into Vitamin A, which prevents night blindness and is needed for growth and cell development. It also maintains healthy skin, hair, and nails
  • Full of Bioflavonoids: Linked with protecting against cancer specifically prostrate and uterus cancer. Bioflavonoids may block the onset of new tumors, inhibit growth and spread of existing tumors, and is also thought to protect eyesight
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.