The Best Type of Lettuce for Your Salad
These strong peppery greens can stand up to bold salad dressings—best drizzled on just before serving to avoid wilting.
A member of the cabbage family, kale has a slightly bitter flavor and hearty texture. Remove the fibrous center rib; it's tough to eat.
These greens are harvested before they are fully grown, so they have a tender texture and slightly sweet flavor.
These long lettuce leaves are crisp and slightly bitter. Their sturdy texture is a good match for thick salad dressings.
These soft, ruffled leaves look pretty in a salad and have a delicate, buttery flavor that works best with bright, fruity ingredients.