Lettuce. Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an annual plant of the daisy family, Asteraceae. It is most often grown as a leaf vegetable, but sometimes for its stem and seeds. ... In addition to its main use as a leafy green, it has also gathered religious and medicinal significance over centuries of human consumption.(Wiki)


Quick Nicoise Salad: 1 pound red potatoes (about 2 large), cubed 1/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmed 1/2 cup oil and vinegar salad dressing 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 6 cups torn romaine 4 hard-boiled large eggs, sliced 3 pouches (2-1/2 ounces each) light tuna in water 2 medium tomatoes, chopped