Grilled Romaine Lettuce for Wedge Caesar Salads

This is not a secret I promise, grilled romaine has been shared by many.  Now are you saying, “grilled lettuce, say what?”  Honestly, my grill master and I have found you can grill just about anything.  So why not grill lettuce right?  Grilled romaine lettuce will give a your homemade Caesar salad a charred flavor on the outside, and cool refreshing flavor on the inside.  Keep the lettuce in wedges, and top with Caesar dressing, croutons, parmesan, and if you choose anchovies.  Grilled romaine for your wedge Caesar Salads will be perfect for a meal, or as a delicious side!

Grilled Romaine Lettuce for Wedge Caesar Salads

This is a short and sweet post, and really no recipe required.  When you grill the lettuce, you can use a propane grill, or a charcoal grill.

For Propane Grill: Just set your propane to high, and sit the wedges of lettuce over the flames.  Cook each side for about two minutes, or until the lettuce has a char look, and wilted.

For Charcoal Grill: Once you have your coals ready, sit the wedges of lettuce over the flames.  For the charcoal grill you may need to cook for less than two minutes.  Let the lettuce get the char appearance, and look wilted.

Easy right?

Grilled Romaine Lettuce for Wedge Caesar Salads

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Grilled Romaine Lettuce for Wedge Caesar Salads

Some of you may be ready for Summer and grilling.  While some of you may be already having fun grilling.  This recipe is a perfect side dish, or main dish for any BBQ party, or Summer gathering!  Easy to make, and will make you break out in a happy dance!

What is your favorite treat to grill?

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  • Angie
    You are so READY for summer, ain't you! This looks droolworthy, Terra. Grilled radicchio tastes fantastic too.
  • Thespicyrd
    Thanks for the delicious reminder to try this! Mr. Spicy rarely cooks, but he surprised me by grilling up a delicious meal over the weekend-steak and chicken, grilled veggies, and roasted potatoes. Somehow it turned in to an impromptu neighborhood party ( aren't those the best) and we had 4 other families over. It was so funny b/c everyone thought I had made the meal b/c it was so delicious, but really, all the credit goes to my hubby :-) Havea fabulous weekend! xoxo
  • Jamie
    I am actually intrigued! Good for you! we love grilled radicchio and braise endives so I'll bet this is fabulous! Mmmm now I'm thinking about it drizzled with a cesar dressing.
  • Hotly Spiced
    I've never grilled lettuce but i do know people who have. I love the look of this and I'm a big fan of lettuce and as sure this could be the highlight of any BBQ xx
  • Definitely ready for grilling season!!! Have never grilled romaine but have seen it done. Needs to go on my list of things to try this summer. It's look great!!
  • SpicieFoodie
    Yum!! I had grilled salad last year for the first time and absolutely loved it. We love to grill fish and steaks and corn too, all delicious.
  • I love grilled salad! Which kind of reminds me that I don't make it often enough. Will definitely remember for next outdoor grill event... :)
  • Love grilled romaine and this is calling my name :) Now that we finally have Spring I'm soo looking forward to more foods like this :)
  • I've never had grilled romaine lettuce, so this was a fantastic introduction for me (there are always people who's behind - ME!). Sounds fabulous as grilling season is coming. I can try this and introduce to others (unless only I didn't know!). =P Thank you Terra!