Romaine hearts, the tender inner lettuce leaves, are an excellent source of vitamin A and beta-carotene, which promote healthy eyes and skin and have antioxidant qualities; vitamin K, which contributes to bone health and may benefit Alzheimer's patients; and folate, which helps to prevent birth defects. Romaine hearts are low in fat and calories, saturated fat-, sodium- and cholesterol-free and a good source of dietary fiber and other vitamins and minerals.
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From savory appetizers to decadent desserts and each course in between, the Foxy-brand line of produce adds healthful nutrients and flavorful ingredients. These recipes offer suggestions for food pairings, hint at the culinary versatility Foxy-brand products provide and help you fill half your plate with vegetables and fruit at every meal, as suggested by U.S. dietary guidelines.
|Turkey, Romaine Hearts & Blue Cheese Salad||20 min prep|
Crisp, fresh romaine hearts add a sweet taste and health benefits to salads, sandwiches and wraps. Wash and dry thoroughly on paper towels before storing in a plastic bag in the refrigerator crisper for up to one week. To add extra crispness, plunge romaine leaves in ice water for a few minutes just before serving.