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Romaine Hearts

Romaine Hearts
Markon First Crop (MFC) Romaine Hearts are harvested only after inspection for maturity, flavor, texture, color, and weight to offer the highest possible yield; shipped in recyclable, wax-free cartons.

Product Details

Shelf Life:
Julian pack date.
Ethylene Producing:
Ethylene Sensitive:
U.S. No. 1

Available Offerings from Markon for Romaine Hearts

Description Net Weight Pack GTIN UPC
Romaine Hearts pounds or kilograms 7/6 COUNT 1 06 11628 92575 9 6 11628 92575 2
Romaine Hearts pounds or kilograms 12/3 COUNT 1 06 11628 92576 6 6 11628 92576 9
Romaine Hearts pounds or kilograms 48 COUNT 2 06 11628 92577 0 6 11628 92577 6

Storage Tips:

Refrigerate immediately upon arrival; store at high humidity with adequate circulation.

Handling Tips:

To minimize browning, store lettuce away from ethylene-producing items (apples, avocados, cantaloupe, pears, and tomatoes). Rinse whole fruits and vegetables in clean running water prior to using.

General Usage Ideas

  • Offer a traditional Caesar salad using chopped MFC Romaine Hearts, RSS Lemon Juice, RSS Peeled Garlic, olive oil, anchovies, and shaved Parmesan cheese
  • Mix puréed cantaloupe melon, RSS Lemon Juice and plain yogurt; toss with salad of MFC Romaine Hearts, sliced MFC Red Delicious Apples, and walnuts

Fall / Winter Usage Ideas:

  • Toss chopped MFC Romaine Hearts with toasted hazelnuts and cranberry-parsley vinaigrette
  • Stir-fry shrimp and sliced MFC Red and Yellow Bell Peppers with soy sauce, sesame oil, and cornstarch; at the end of cooking, add chopped MFC Romaine Hearts; flash-fry and serve on rice

Spring / Summer Usage Ideas:

  • Toss chopped MFC Romaine Hearts with chopped mango, macadamia nuts, and vinaigrette made with MFC Strawberries
  • Grill MFC Romaine Hearts until slightly charred; serve with lemon-chive buttermilk dressing
  • Purée grilled jalapeno chile peppers, RSS Lime Juice, and RSS Washed & Trimmed Cilantro; chop MFC Romaine Hearts and toss with fried tortilla strips; serve on top of grilled mahi mahi; drizzle chile pepper mixture over all

Did You Know?

Growing seasons: Dec-Feb = Yuma, Arizona; Mar-Apr & Sep-Nov = Huron, California; May-Aug = Salinas, California. Romaine lettuce was named by the Romans; Emperor Caesar Augustus believed it cured him of an illness. (In fact, romaine is a good source of folate and vitamin C.)