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.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

10 mins
5 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

1/2 romaine heart, 2 tablespoons vinaigrette and 2 tablespoons feta
124 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 4.1g; dietary fiber 1.4g; sugars 1.2g; fat 11.5g; saturated fat 2.2g; cholesterol 2.5mg; vitamin a iu 101.7IU; vitamin c 22mg; folate 81.2mcg; calcium 48mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 9.6mg; potassium 168mg; sodium 245.7mg.

2 fat, 1 vegetable