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Grilled Romaine Heart Salad on a white plate
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Grilled Romaine Heart Salad

Get ready for summer with this delicious grilled romaine heart salad. The sweetness of the cherry tomatoes contrasts with the super easy to make vinaigrette dressing. I don't usually grill lettuce but for this recipe, it adds a hint of smokiness that tastes amazing!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 217kcal
Author: Justin Coit

Ingredients

  • 2 - 3 ears fresh sweet corn
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 2 hearts of romaine lettuce halved lengthwise
  • 1 cup grape and/or pear tomatoes red, yellow, and/or green, quartered
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • 2 - 3ears fresh sweet corn
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 2 hearts of romaine lettuce, halved lengthwise
  • 1 cup grape and/or pear tomatoes (red, yellow, and/or green), quartered
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the salad dressing...

  • ? cup olive oil
  • 1 juice of lemon
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced (about 2 Tbs.)
  • 2 tablespoon of raw apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon zest of lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt (or to taste)
  • fresh ground black pepper

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Notes

Feel free to substitute red wine vinegar for apple cider vinegar. My favorite is Bragg's.

Nutrition

Serving: 2Cups | Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 634mg | Potassium: 388mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5305IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.3mg