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How to store lettuce leaves to keep them fresh for up to 14 days: a proven life hack

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Lettuce is an extremely sensitive leafy vegetable. It releases its flavor only when fresh, so it is important to be able to keep it fresh for as long as possible. In this way, the amount of food waste will be significantly reduced and you will have fresh vegetables in your home for a long time.

How to store lettuce leaves to keep them fresh for up to 14 days: a proven life hack

Kale Junkie, a cookbook author and content creator with 1.6 million Instagram followers, told the Mirror how to store salad so that it doesn't lose its freshness for 14 days.

How to store lettuce leaves to keep them fresh for up to 14 days: a proven life hack

First, Junkie says, you need to wash the lettuce well and make sure it is completely dry. Next, cut off the stem and wrap the vegetable in a dry paper towel. Place the lettuce in an open plastic bag and send it to the refrigerator. Thanks to this method, the towel will absorb excess moisture from the salad, and its shelf life will increase significantly.

How to store lettuce leaves to keep them fresh for up to 14 days: a proven life hack

This method is also great because it allows you to store all types of lettuce for up to 14 days, keeping them fresh and crisp.

How to store lettuce leaves to keep them fresh for up to 14 days: a proven life hack

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