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Grilled Romaine with Creamy Herb Dressing

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 large head romaine lettuce, trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Brush cut sides of lettuce evenly with oil.
  3. Place lettuce, cut sides down, on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat; cut each lettuce half lengthwise in half again to form 4 quarters. Sprinkle cut sides of lettuce with 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
  5. Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, mayonnaise, and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well.
  6. Place 1 lettuce quarter on each of 4 salad plates; drizzle each serving with about 4 teaspoons dressing. Serve immediately.