Grilling Romaine Lettuce: Grilled Caesar Salad

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Did you know that Romaine Lettuce is great for grilling? It’s true! Try grilling romaine lettuce with parmesan and asiago cheeses, breadcrumbs, and Caesar dressing for a new spin on Caesar Salad. It’s perfect for summertime!

Grilled Caesar Salad

Grilled Caesar Salad

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Grilling Romaine Lettuce: Grilled Caesar Salad

Servings4 people


  • 1 romaine lettuce heart
  • 1 tbsp caeser dressing
  • Parmesan cheese shredded, to taste
  • asiago cheese to taste
  • panko bread crumbs to taste


  • Slice Romaine Heart in half lengthwise. Spread dressing on the open-faced side of the romaine heart.
  • Sprinkle with cheese & breadcrumbs. Lay the romaine face-down on a preheated grill pan. Allow it to cook for 3-5 minutes, until cheese is browned & lettuce begins to wilt.
  • Transfer romaine hearts, cut side up, to plates. Using tongs, scrape up the melted cheese from the grill & place on top of romaine.


*recipe is ideal for indoor grilling on a grill pan.
**place open-faced romaine heart on a sheet of aluminum foil if using an outdoor/traditional grill.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Salads
Cuisine: Kid-Friendly, On the Grill, Vegetarian
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Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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