Lamb’s lettuce

Valerianella locusta

Appears in

The New Vegetarian

The New Vegetarian

By Colin Spencer

Published 1986

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Lamb’s lettuce

An unusual winter vegetable. The small roundish leaves, when young, have a pleasant, almost primrose-like taste, and will make excellent salads.
  • Low-fat. High in iron, carotene, folic acid, biotin and vitamin C.