iceberg lettuce


Definition of iceberg lettuce

: any of various crisp light green lettuces that when mature have the leaves arranged in a compact head

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In a lunch container, combine 2 cups radicchio, cut into 1-inch pieces, 1½ cups iceberg lettuce, thinly sliced, 3 tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds and 1 ounce dried salami, thinly sliced. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "How to Win the Weekday Lunch Game," 30 Aug. 2018 For the lettuce cups 2 heads of iceberg lettuce, washed and leaves peeled for lettuce cups Directions 1. House Beautiful, "Jewels and Jill Elmore's Chicken-Lettuce Cups," 30 Jan. 2012 Serve with: Definitely with an iceberg lettuce wedge like Heirloom. Fred Thompson, charlotteobserver, "This homemade blue cheese dressing will give you the ultimate wing experience," 27 Feb. 2018 Keep toppings super simple with fan favorites like iceberg lettuce, cheese (Whitener’s go-to is white American), and maybe a tasty spread, like the classic mixture of ketchup and mayonnaise. Natalie B. Compton, GQ, "How to Cook a Hamburger Like a Chef," 26 June 2018 Raw tuna lands on a bed of baby bell pepper, cucumber, snap peas, rainbow carrots and a lot of iceberg lettuce. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Here's where to get a poké bowl in Indianapolis, including 5 new restaurants," 31 May 2018 The poke bowl’s ice-cold iceberg lettuce looked passé and tasted like nothing. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Why restaurants in Indianapolis hotels don't have to suck," 12 Apr. 2018 The base is kale, which holds up to dressings and won’t wilt like iceberg lettuce or spinach. Alysha Witwicki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Salmon a surprising basis for a comfort food menu," 31 Mar. 2018 The lions, with two performers in each costume, paraded up to a platter full of Big Macs, fries, Chicken McNuggets, and heads of iceberg lettuce before hurling around and then trampling all the food. Nestor Ramos,, "At a McDonald’s of the future, Walsh sees Boston’s present," 20 Mar. 2018

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1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of iceberg lettuce was in 1893

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English Language Learners Definition of iceberg lettuce

: a type of light green lettuce that is often eaten in salads

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