Grilled Caesar Salad

Grilled Caesar Salad
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Try grilling the romaine for your next salad. It takes just a moment and brings out a delicious sweetness in the lettuce.
10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

Croutons

4 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® 4 Cheese Italian Blend
4 slices
artisan Italian bread
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

Salad

2 heads
baby romaine lettuce, split lengthwise
1/4 cup
crisply cooked bacon
1/4 cup
thinly sliced red onion
1/4 cup
Caesar dressing

Directions

  1. Heat gas grill on medium-high or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.
  2. Layer 2 slices cheese onto 2 slices bread; top with remaining bread slices. Spread outside of bread slices with butter. Place onto grill. Cook, turning once, 5-8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly. Cut into 1-inch cubes.
  3. Place halved romaine lettuce heads directly onto grill. Cook 2-3 minutes or until grill marks appear. Turn 90 degrees; cook 2-3 minutes or until grill marks appear.
  4. Remove lettuce heads to serving plates. Top each with croutons, bacon, onion slices and dressing.
  5. Serve with additional dressing, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Grilled cheese sandwiches can be made ahead and kept at room temperature up to 2 hours. Place onto cooling rack to keep bread crisp. If you prefer, you can cook sandwiches on stovetop in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
310
Cholesterol
50mg
Carbohydrates
19g
Protein
10g
Fat
22g
Sodium
730mg
Dietary Fiber
4g

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