Reinvent the Caesar by roasting the lettuce to caramelize it, and jazz up store-bought dressing to make it taste like homemade.

Recipe by Southern Living

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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler with oven rack 6 inches from heat. Place onion in water to cover; chill until ready to use.

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  • Whisk together Caesar dressing and next 5 ingredients.

  • Brush both sides of chicken with 1/3 cup dressing mixture. Place chicken on a lightly greased rack in an aluminum foil-lined jelly-roll pan. Broil 6 to 8 minutes or until browned. Transfer chicken to a serving platter.

  • Place lettuce, cut sides up, on rack in jelly-roll pan; brush with olive oil. Broil 3 to 5 minutes or until browned and wilted.

  • Drizzle desired amount of remaining dressing mixture over chicken and lettuce. Drain onions; pat dry. Serve salad with onions, any remaining dressing, and desired toppings.

  • Note: We tested with Naturally Fresh Classic Caesar Dressing.