Grilled Romaine with Creamy Roasted Garlic Herb Dressing takes your salad to a new level of summer flavor! Romaine lettuce leaves are lightly grilled and then tossed in a homemade creamy salad dressing flavored with caramelized garlic and fresh summer herbs. Summer never tasted this good!
Grilled Romaine Recipe
Since summer is grilling season, why not grill your salad too? Lettuce leaves are gently charred on the grill imparting an unexpected and fabulously delicious flavor. The heat of the grill gently wilts the lettuce and the roasted romaine takes on a tender texture.
Our homemade Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing has the sweet flavor of caramelized garlic made stove top, no oven needed, combined with the fresh flavor of summertime herbs. When these flavors are tossed together your salad becomes unforgettable!
Grilled Romaine With Creamy Roasted Garlic Salad Dressing will be a surprise addition to your dinner tonight. Get ready to fall in love with this grilled romaine salad and creamy herb dressing recipe!
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- sour cream
- fresh herbs, such as parsley, oregano, thyme and chives
- red wine vinegar
- kosher salt
- cracked black pepper
- romaine lettuce
- olive oil
- red onion
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- 1 lb. head of romaine lettuce, quartered lengthwise
- 2 Tbs. olive oil
- 1/2 cucumber, peeled in stripes, sliced, cut in half rounds, 1 cup
- 6 radishes, trimmed, cut in wedges, 1 cup
- 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
In small non-stick skillet over medium-high heat cook garlic, with skins on, until skins are lightly browned, turning occasionally, 7-10 minutes. Let cool slightly. Remove skins and discard.
In blender puree roasted garlic cloves, sour cream, fresh herbs, vinegar, milk, kosher salt and cracked black pepper until blended. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Preheat grill for direct-heat grilling.
Brush romaine with oil. Grill until slightly charred, turning once, about 3-4 minutes.
Remove lettuce from grill; chop.
In serving bowl combine lettuce, cucumber, radishes and red onion.
Toss with Creamy Roasted Garlic Herb Dressing.
Makes 6 cups.