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How To Revive Wilted Lettuce

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Wilted lettuce


 


 


 


We know that this topic will interest you because at one times or the other all of us search for means to revive wilted lettuce.  Through this blog we will tell you about how to revive wilted lettuce.   After reading through this blog you will understand that reviving wilted lettuce is pretty easy when compared to throwing it out. Here we are recounting two techniques by which you can easily revive and reuse the wilted lettuce in your salads.



 


Things you will need to revive wilted lettuce


  • Wilted lettuce

  • Ice and water

  • Sugar or salt

  • Colander

  • Kitchen Towel and Paper towels

  • 2- large bowls


Instructions to revive wilted lettuce


  • Take a large bowl and fill with water and ice. It is always betters to use more ice than water because it speedens up the reviving process.

  • Add a teaspoon of sugar or salt to this bowl. Mix well and set aside.

  • Take another bowl and fill it with hot water. Dip your lettuce in this water for about 5- 10 seconds.

  • As a potential step for reviving the wilted lettuce, next you need to plunge the lettuce in cold water.  Gently move the lettuce around with your hands for about 15-seconds or at the maximum 30 seconds.

  • Remove the lettuce from cold water and place it on a paper towel. Wipe out the excess water from it by pressing another paper towel on it.

  • Use the salad spinner or kitchen colander to squeeze off excess water. Place your lettuce in colander and cover it with paper towels.  Hold the paper towels tightly and turn the colander upside down to wipe out excess water.

  • As a final step to revive wilted lettuce you need to place it in vegetable drawer of refrigerator.  It may take some time to revive wilted lettuce in refrigerator. It is always best to leave them over night and use it the next day.

  • When you take out the next day you will find that the lettuce is best to be used for salads.


After reading through these instructions we are sure that you will agree with us that reviving wilted lettuce is pretty easier than throwing it out.


Here is another simpler technique to revive wilted lettuce.


Things you will need to revive wilted lettuce


  • Lettuce

  • Plastic bag

  • Paper towels


Instructions for reviving wilted lettuce


  • Take the lettuce and separate its leaves. Wash it in bowl of water and shake of the water that has accumulated on it.

  • Wrap the lettuce bundles using the paper towels and place them in a clean plastic bag.

  • As a major leap for reviving wilted lettuce, you need to store the plastic bag in refrigerator. Always store the plastic bag in vegetable drawer of the refrigerator. It may take some time to revive the wilted lettuce, so try to store it for more time. Perhaps you may allow it to stay in refrigerator for about 10-12 hours or to say overnight.

  • Next day when you see it the lettuce is fresh to be used.


This was all about how you can revive wilted lettuce in simpler way.


You can utilize these techniques to retain the freshness of lettuce for longer time right after purchasing it.


 


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