Each lettuce and leafy green features a unique flavor, texture, and appearance. Learn how to get the most out of fresh spring greens and learn which ingredients pair best. Plus, incorporate more in-season spring produce by adding fresh berries, asparagus, rhubarb, and more.
Mediterranean Garbanzo Bean Salad
Butterhead lettuce has a silky-soft texture with a mild flavor that is used to highlight salty or tangy ingredients (like canned artichokes).
Grilled Greek Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomato Salads
Arugula has a peppery flavor that brings a crunchy texture and a strong flavor to balance the mild flavor of farro.
Spicy Shrimp and Citrus Salad
Romaine lettuce adds texture and a subtly sweet flavor to this salad. Bite into crisp leaves that pair well with tender shrimp and creamy avocado.
Roasted Rhubarb and Spring Vegetable Salad
Bitter radicchio in the spring mix pairs with sweet and tart roasted rhubarb and fresh peppery radishes.
Italian Prosciutto Salads
The mixture of iceberg and romaine lettuces add an extra crunch. Plus, they pair perfectly with salty prosciutto and soft and creamy fresh mozzarella cheese pearls.
Berry 'n' Peach Kale Salad
Kale comes in many varieties, but is often described as bitter in flavor and chewy in texture. It pairs well with sweet, grilled peaches and juicy berries.
Spring Asparagus Salads
Fresh asparagus is a trademark of spring. Thinly peel and toss with fresh peppery arugula, sugarsnap peas, bitter radicchio, mint leaves and fresh berries.