Summer Grilled Romaine Hearts

If you cringe at the thought of warm lettuce, just hear us out. Grilled romaine is a completely different type of dish that combines amazing grilled flavors and textures with rich blue cheese dressing for an experience unlike any other. Heirloom tomatoes round out the flavors in a perfect, summer-y way.
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 romaine hearts
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup blue cheese dressing 1 cup crumbled blue cheese 2 tomatoes, sliced thin
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat (about 450°F).
2. Slice the romaine hearts in half lengthwise and brush with the olive oil. Place the romaine hearts, cut side down, on the grill and cook for 5 minutes, until charred and wilted.
3. Transfer to a platter and top with the dressing, crumbled blue cheese, and tomato slices. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and serve.

If you don’t have access to a grill, you can use a grill pan on the stove, preheated over high heat for 5 minutes.

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