Parsley

Lettuce Cups with White Beans and Bell Peppers

Greenhouse Classroom Ingredients:

  • Lettuce (ideally 6 big leaves)
  • Parsley  

Additional Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Lemon or lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • White beans (or other beans)
  • Bell peppers 
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Divide lettuce into separate leaves
  2. Chop bell peppers into small pieces
  3. Toss beans with bell pepper, parsley, oil, red pepper flakes (optional,) and 1 tablespoon lemon juice in a medium bowl
  4. Season with salt, pepper, and more lemon juice, if desired
  5. Spoon into lettuce leaves and divide into smaller servings if desired

Nutrition facts:

  • Parsley is a great source of vitamin A and K! This helps with vision and bone growth and bone density.
  • In addition, parsley can help decrease bloating and lower blood pressure!
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Parsley

Location of origin:

  • Southern Europe