Healthy Kickoff to Summer: Grilled Romaine

Unlike most lettuce, romaine is tolerant to heat.

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Serving Size: 2

Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon rub with love salmon seasoning, seasoning of choice or 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds

Procedure:

  1. Mix oil, minced garlic, and seasoning in a small bowl.
  2. Use a brush to coat the romaine lettuce with oil mixture.  Coat in between the leaves and on surfaces.
  3. Grill romaine for 5 minutes on each side or until charred and wilted.
  4. Top with tomatoes and sunflower seeds.
  5. Enjoy!

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How do I eat this?  Use a steak knife and fork and chow down!

Note: In photo, served with Hilary’s Eat Well Adzuki Bean Burger (not included in nutrient facts)

Nutrient Facts: 390 calories, 37 g total fat, 3 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 8 g protein

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