• Little Gem Lettuce Hearts

A cross between Butter and Romaine lettuce, Green Giant® Fresh Little Gem Lettuce Hearts combine a uniquely sweet, buttery taste with perfectly shaped, vibrant green leaves for a one-of-a-kind meal experience.  A European favorite for over 20 years, this specialty romaine variety produces dense, compact heads that offer a crisp, firm texture throughout making it an extremely versatile product for many cooking, preparation and serving applications.  Unlike many lettuces, the Green Giant® Fresh Little Gem Lettuce Hearts’ sweet, buttery flavor profile is found in the outer leaves on through to the edible core.  

Care & Handling


Try to choose lettuce with healthy outer leaves; these are likely to be the most nutritious part of the green, containing much more Vitamin A and Vitamin K than the pale inner leaves. 


Little Gem Lettuce Hearts keep best in their packaging in the refrigerator crisper until ready to use. Since Little Gem Lettuce Hearts are a hearty lettuce variety, they will keep for up to 10 days.  


Little Gem Lettuce Hearts are ready to eat straight from the package after washing.  

Nutrition & Health Benefits: 

Little Gem Lettuce is a good source of vitamin K, vitamin A and folate. 


Pan Seared Gem Lettuce with Prosciutto & Orange Compote

Little Gem Topped with Bread Crumbs & Almonds

Little Gem Breakfast Bites

Little Gem in Fresh Herb Marinade

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