How to Core a Head of Iceberg Lettuce in 3 Seconds
Making tons of tacos? A serious quantity of salad? If you want to chop up a lot of iceberg without any fuss, the most efficient way is to remove the core, then hack away. You could take the core out with a paring knife and a bit of patience. Or you can use our technique, which takes less than 3 seconds and is so much fun you might find yourself eating wedge salads for a week.
What you'll need• A chilled head of iceberg lettuce
• A hard, flat surface
How it worksHolding the head of lettuce in two hands, position it so the core of the lettuce is parallel to the flat surface. Slam it down hard; remove the freed core. Slice and chop however you like.
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