Next time you're preparing meat or fish on the grill, try this grilled salad recipe. Romaine lettuce is a perfect choice for grilling and it's ready in just a few minutes. Slightly charred and wilted, the taste is enhanced with a simple lemon dressing and a sprinkling of feta cheese.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

5 mins
10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a screw-top jar combine lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Cover and set aside. Lightly coat cut sides of hearts of romaine with cooking spray.

  • For a gas or charcoal grill, place romaine lettuce, cut sides down, on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium heat. Grill, covered, for 1 to 3 minutes or until grill marks develop on the romaine and the romaine is slightly wilted.

  • Place each romaine half on a serving plate. Shake lemon mixture well to combine and drizzle evenly over grilled romaine. Sprinkle with feta cheese.

Nutrition Facts

124 calories; protein 2.6g 5% DV; carbohydrates 4.1g 1% DV; dietary fiber 1.4g 6% DV; sugars 1.2g; fat 11.5g 18% DV; saturated fat 2.2g 11% DV; cholesterol 2.5mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 101.7IU 2% DV; vitamin c 22mg 37% DV; folate 81.2mcg 20% DV; calcium 48mg 5% DV; iron 0.7mg 4% DV; magnesium 9.6mg 3% DV; potassium 168mg 5% DV; sodium 245.7mg 10% DV.