How To Cut Lettuce

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Chef Jim Davis for Harris Teeter shows you all the ways to cut lettuce.

    Jim Davis: Hi! I am Jim Davis for Harris Teeter. We are going to show you all the ways to cut lettuce.

    How to Chop LettuceFirst of all, we want to remove this dark outer leaf from the lettuce. There are usually just two that you have to remove.

    Once, those are done. Very simple, this is the core that we want to remove from the lettuce. The easiest way to do that is just push it down hard on a board and pull it out. Pull it out, and there we go, and pull it out.

    Now we are going to cut the lettuce in half. Then we are going to cut it into pieces about a half inch wide. Then, turn it. That's how you chop lettuce.

    How to Slice LettuceWe are going to cut it in half around through that core. Then to slice it very thin slices kind of across the grain.

    That's how you slice lettuce for sandwiches.

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