Lolla Rossa is a loose-leaf lettuce. It’s frilly leaves are green with deep red edges. Loose-leaf lettuces like Lolla Rossa provide vitamins A and C, folate, and iron.
Lolla Rosa was found to have 100 times more antioxidants than common lettuce. It also contains the antioxidant quercetin, which is believed to help prevent asthma and allergies by acting as a natural antihistamine. The leaves have a crisp, semi-succulent, hardy texture and ruffled tips. Baby Lolla Rossa’s flavor is bold and nutty.