I first started making this a year or two ago when we would get an abundance of romaine lettuce in our CSA box. I was skeptical about grilling lettuce, but OH MY. I can consume an entire small head of romaine in a sitting when prepared this way.
You want to use small heads of romaine, or remove the outer leaves of a big head of lettuce. Based on this recipe.
- 2 small heads of romaine lettuce, cut in half lengthwise and cleaned the best you can
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 tsp granulated onion
- 1/2 tsp granulated garlic
- 1/4 tsp oregano
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
Mix up all ingredients except lettuce in a measuring cup. Place the four halves in a gallon sized ziploc bag. Pour the marinade into the bag, seal and shake up, making sure it really gets inside the lettuce. Preheat grill to medium.
Grill about 2 minutes each side. Serve immediately.