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Grilled Romaine
Grilled Romaine with Creamy Roasted Garlic Herb Dressing
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
14 mins
Total Time
29 mins
 
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.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: grilled romaine
Servings: 4
Calories: 161 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
Creamy Roasted Garlic Herb Dressing:
Grilled Romaine:
  • 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
Instructions
Creamy Roasted Garlic Herb Dressing:
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
Grilled Romaine:
  1. Preheat grill for direct-heat grilling.
  2. Brush romaine with oil. Grill until slightly charred, turning once, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Remove lettuce from grill; chop.
  4. In serving bowl combine lettuce, cucumber, radishes and red onion.

  5. Toss with Creamy Roasted Garlic Herb Dressing.

Recipe Notes

Makes 6 cups.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Romaine with Creamy Roasted Garlic Herb Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 401mg17%
Potassium 449mg13%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 10399IU208%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.