Is lettuce better than cabbage?

Is lettuce better than cabbage?

Summary Both cabbage and lettuce contain fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Cabbage is generally a richer source, but it depends on the variety of lettuce or cabbage. Iceberg lettuce is typically lower in nutrients than other varieties like red leaf lettuce.

Does lettuce come from cabbage?

Lettuce and cabbage come from different plant species. Lettuce involves a variety of related greens that come from the Lactusa family or Asteraceae family of vegetables. Cabbage, on the other hand, comes from the Brassica plant family.

Can I use cabbage instead of lettuce in burger?

The flavor of cabbage is pronounced and would change the taste of the burger. Lettuce tends to be bland, so it doesn't distract from the other flavors. As far as I'm concerned, though, leaf lettuce is superior to head lettuce for use on burgers.

What does cabbage taste like?

The outer leaves range from dark to pale green while the inside is pale green or white. When raw, its texture is somewhat rubbery and its flavor kind of peppery but once cooked, the green cabbage softens and takes on a sweeter taste.