Hearts are the tender, innermost leaves – more delicate, brighter in colour and milder in flavour than the outer leaves. Garden-fresh vegetables and herbs are the perfect additions to these simple, crisp greens that welcome creamy dressings, vinaigrette’s or the drizzle of artisan olive oil to top off your salad.
Hearts of Romaine,
How to Store
DOLE Hearts of Romaine should be kept refrigerated at home in its original bag. The bag is made of specially designed film to keep the salad fresh. Store the salad in the refrigerator crisper or drawer. Store leftovers in the original bag, tightly closed, in the refrigerator.
How to Select
Purchase DOLE Hearts of Romaine in the refrigerated area of the supermarket's produce section. If salads are not kept under refrigeration, it will affect the product quality.
On the front of each package, the salad is stamped with an "ENJOY BY" date that should give you at least a few days to store after purchased. The salad is packaged in a see-through bag. When purchasing a salad, check the date stamped on the package and look at the salad to make sure it appears fresh. Do not purchase salads with a considerable number of brown-edged lettuce pieces or if the lettuce appears excessively wet.
DOLE Hearts of Romaine is triple washed and ready-to-eat. As a result, it is not necessary to wash the salad prior to eating. However, rinsing your salad again will not damage the lettuce in any way.