Grilled Romaine Hearts With Caesar Vinaigrette

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 6 mins

This is so good! My mom found this recipe in USA Weekend newspaper. We never grilled lettuce before and to my surprise it was still crispy.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, Worcestershire and pepper. Stir in the Parmesan Cheese.
  2. Preheat the grill over medium-high heat, oil grills surface.
  3. Cut romaine hearts in half length-wise and leave end in tact so each half holds together.
  4. Spray Romaine lightly all over with oil spray.
  5. Grill until grill marks form and the lettuce wilts slightly, about 6 minutes.
  6. Turn once or twice.
  7. Drizzle with vinaigrette.


Most Helpful

The flavor of the grilled lettuce is amazing! It is even good the next day if you don't add the dressing.

FLKeysJen June 02, 2014

This is a great recipe! The wilted lettuce pairs nicely with the dressing; I added just a little more parmesan, otherwise made as directed. A nice, easy addition to any meal coming from the grill - thanks for sharing the recipe! Made for Fall Pick-A-Chef 2011

loof October 15, 2011

Oh my, is this ever delicious! The grilling gives the lettuce a great flavor and the dressing is good enough to make even if you are not grilling the lettuce. I reversed the oil and lemon amounts, as we like our dressing more tangy. The only caveat I would mention is you probably want to grill at medium or medium low, or you'll end up with a lot of black. This served 2 for us. This is an Ellie Krieger recipe (she is a Dietitian with a cooking show). A definite favorite, and even company worthy!

Maito July 24, 2011

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