Grilled Caesar Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette 

Jen Chooses Joy

If you haven’t tried grilling your lettuce, you’re missing out!!!  It warms the romaine, but still maintains the crunch. Drizzle it with this simple Caesar vinaigrette and some Parmesan cheese and you’ll have a light healthy salad for your summer barbecue!

To make the vinaigrette, either whisk or blend together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, parmesan, and salt and pepper to taste.  I choose to blend mine to make it a little creamier.  It’s just personal preference.

Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.  Slice your romaine hearts in half length wise.  Do not trim the base (it keeps the leaves attached).  Spray both side lightly with an oil spray.  Place romaine on the grill.

Turning once or twice, grill for around 6 minutes until the grill marks form and the tips of the leaves start to char and wilt.

Drizzle with the vinaigrette, sprinkle some additional Parmesan, and…

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