//Sea ​​lettuce

Sea ​​lettuce

Ulva lactuca

Organoleptic properties:

  • Appearance: Green seaweed with a thin round leaf.
  • Smell and taste: Smells of the sea. Intense seafood-like taste.
  • Colour: Light green.
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Description

How to use:

  • Salted: Rinse in lukewarm water several times, remove salt before consumption.
  • Dried: Soak in lukewarm water for 5 minutes or blanch for 3 minutes.

How to cook:

Once is rehydrated or the salt is rinsed off, use it like a fresh vegetable.
Ideal crushed or minced and mixed in sauces, creams, rice dishes, and risottos. Baked or sautéed in sesame oil, sugar and salt. Blanched – wrap around fish as papillote. Chopped on salads or toast. In scrambled eggs, croquettes, pies. Blended in smoothies or juices.

Health:

Rich in magnesium, iron, protein and low in fat.