Delicious and easy! If you don't have these exact hers just use two or three herbs that you have on hand and it works great.
Grilled Romaine with Creamy Herb Dressing
A brief turn over hot coals wilts hearty romaine lettuce ever so slightly and infuses it with a delicious smoky flavor, yielding a special salad that's simple to prepare. Serve with any type of grilled meat, fish, or burgers.
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Total: 36 Minutes
- Calories: 132
- Fat: 13.4g
- Saturated fat: 1.3g
- Monounsaturated fat: 7.7g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 3.3g
- Protein: 0.7g
- Carbohydrate: 2.7g
- Fiber: 1g
- Cholesterol: 5mg
- Iron: 0.5mg
- Sodium: 325mg
- Calcium: 19mg
- 1 large head romaine lettuce, trimmed and halved lengthwise
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- Cooking spray
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
- 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided
- 1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
- 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon water
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
- 2. Brush cut sides of lettuce evenly with oil. Place lettuce, cut sides down, on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cut each lettuce half lengthwise in half again to form 4 quarters. Sprinkle cut sides of lettuce with 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
- 3. Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, mayonnaise, and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well. Place 1 lettuce quarter on each of 4 salad plates; drizzle each serving with about 4 teaspoons dressing. Serve immediately.
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