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Grilled Romaine Salad

Grilled Romaine Salad
 
Grilled Romaine Salad
Get your grill on with the this easy-to-tailor, gourmet grilled romaine salad. By grilling romaine, you add interesting depth to your dish that pairs well with endless options of fresh or grilled fruits and veggies.

Ingredients

2 heads romaine lettuce, halved
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 c. fruit or vegetables, sliced
¼ cup red onion, sliced
¼ c. nuts
¼ c fat-free cheese
½ cup salad dressing (optional)

 

Directions

Preheat grill to medium. Cut romaine heads in half, lengthwise. Brush both sides with olive oil. Grill romaine, cut side down, 2-3 minutes on each side or until lettuce starts to char. Remove romaine from the grill and arrange on a serving platter.

Top the romaine heads with the fruit/vegetables, onions, cheese and nuts. Lightly drizzle with your favorite dressing if desired.

Makes four servings. Each serving has 130 calories, 7 g fat, 9 g protein, 6 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber and 260 mg sodium.
(analyzed with strawberries, feta cheese and almonds)

 

Salad Combinations

Grilled romaine, strawberries, red onions, feta cheese, almonds

Grilled Romaine, tomatoes, red onion, bleu cheese, bacon

Grilled Romaine, apples, red onion, feta cheese, pecans

Grilled Romaine, sweet corn, red onions, cotija cheese, bacon

Grilled Romaine, grapes, red onions, feta, pecans

Grilled Romaine, lemon, red onions, parmesan cheese

Grilled Romaine, beets, red onions, goat cheese, cashews

the options are endless!

 

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