Weight Equivalents: Lettuce

Lettuce was first cultivated in Egypt where it was probably selectively bred to produce large edible leaves.

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Lettuce probably spread from Egypt into Greece and Italy, then throughout the Roman Empire. There are several types of lettuce, but the three most common are Leaf, Head, and Cos (Romaine)

Lettuce, Iceberg
Head, Large

755g 26.6oz
Head, Medium
6" Dia
539g 19oz
Head, Small

324g 11.4oz
Leaf, Large

15g 0.5oz
Leaf, Medium

8g 0.3oz
Leaf, Small

5g 0.2oz
Cup, Shredded

72g 2.5oz
Lettuce, Butterhead, Boston, and Bib
Head
5" Dia
163g 5.7oz
Leaf Large

15g 0.5oz
Leaf, Medium

7.5g 0.3oz
Leaf, Small

5g 0.2oz
Cup, Shredded or Chopped

55g 1.9oz
Lettuce, Cos or Romaine
Head

626g 22oz
Leaf, Outer

28g 1oz
Leaf Inner

6g 0.2oz
Cup, Shredded

47g 1.7oz
Lettuce, Green Leaf
Head

360g 12.7oz
Leaf, Outer

24g 0.8oz
Leaf, Inner

4.8g 0.2oz
Cup, Shredded

36g 1.3oz
Lettuce, Red Leaf
Head

309g 10.9oz
Leaf, Outer

17g 0.6oz
Leaf, Inner

2.6g 0.1oz
Cup, Shredded

28g 1oz
Conversion from grams to ounce: 28.3495231g(rounded to 28.35)= 1 oz
Ounces shown are rounded up or down to the nearest tenth of an ounce.

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