牛油生菜  (Butter Lettuce)

牛油生菜,原產地為地中海沿岸地區。葉色翠綠光亮,味甜而質感軟滑,咀嚼時像在口中融化,融化得似是柔軟的牛油,故此名為「牛油」生菜。牛油生菜含有豐富的鐵質和鉀質,最適合做沙律菜食用。

Butter lettuce, also known as Boston, Bibb, round or butterhead lettuce, is a type of lettuce originating in the Mediterranean area. Its soft texture makes one feel like it’s melting in your mouth, like butter. It is high in iron and potassium, and is most suitable for salad dishes.