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Grilled Romaine Salad Recipe

September 11, 2023
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Photo by Luna Regina
  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

Bored of the same old salads? Go ahead and give this grilled romaine salad a try.

Yes, you read it right, today’s recipe features grilled lettuce. This idea may seem a bit outlandish at first, but romaine lettuce is sturdy enough to withstand the heat of the grill. The result is a new and interesting blend of texture and flavor.

Visit the link to see more delicious and healthy salad recipes: —Luna Regina

What You'll Need
  • 8 ounces romaine lettuce (halved)
  • 4 ounces canned chickpeas (drained)
  • 1 ounce red onion (julienned)
  • 0.5 ounces baguette bread (cubed)
  • 0.5 ounces parmesan cheese slices
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons parsley (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Japanese mayonnaise
  1. Prepare 0.5 oz baguette bread cubes on a lined baking tray. Bake for 4 minutes at 325 °F.
  2. Make the dressing: Mix 1/4 tsp pepper, 1/2 tsp lemon zest, 1/2 tbsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp Greek yogurt, 1 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise, and 1 tbsp parsley.
  3. In a separate bowl, make the oil mixture: Mix 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp parsley, and 1/4 tsp pepper.
  4. Brush the oil mixture on 8 oz romaine lettuce halves on the open faces and drain 4 oz canned chickpeas.
  5. Bake the romaine lettuce and chickpeas for 5 minutes at 475°F on the top rack of the oven.
  6. Assemble the salad with 1 oz red onion, croutons, 0.5 oz shredded parmesan cheese slices, and a drizzle of the dressing. Enjoy.

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