Grilled Romaine Salad

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon capers, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon organic white miso paste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • ⅛ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, divided

Salad

  • 4 hearts of romaine lettuce or little gem lettuce
  • 1 small avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup slivered toasted almonds

Method

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Step 1

Preheat a cast iron skillet over medium heat.

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Step 2

In a medium mixing bowl add lemon juice, chopped capers, Dijon, white miso paste, one tablespoon of olive oil, half the sea salt, and half the pepper. Mix well until emulsified and set aside.

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Step 3

Cut lettuce into halves lengthwise and sprinkle with the remaining olive oil, salt, and pepper.

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Step 4

Once the pan is hot, place the lettuce hearts face down and grill for 1 ½ minutes, then flip and grill for 30 seconds for a total time of 2 minutes per half.

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Step 5

Transfer lettuce onto a serving platter, top with avocado slices, toasted almonds and drizzle with dressing. Eat immediately.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories: 188, Total Fat: 17g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 319mg, Carbohydrates: 9g, Fiber: 4g, Sugars: 3g, Protein: 4g, Net Carbs: 4g

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