Let’s Eat | Grilled Romaine Salad with Soy Sauce Dressing

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soy sauce dressing, grilled, romaine lettuce, carrots, apple, sugar snap peas, salad, food blogger, lifestyle blogger

soy sauce dressing, grilled, romaine lettuce, carrots, apple, sugar snap peas, salad, food blogger, lifestyle blogger

Grilled Romaine Salad

 

1 head romaine, sliced in half

2 carrots, shredded

1/2 pound sugar snap peas, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces

1 granny smith apple, shredded

salt and pepper

Soy Sauce dressing *See below for recipe

 

Turn on your grill to preheat.  You need it hot.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Place the lettuce on the grill.  Let the lettuce cook for a few minutes.  Flip when you see grill marks.  The grill should be extremely hot so that most of the lettuce will still be crisp and not mushy.

Once the lettuce is cooked, chop into bit size pieces.

Add the lettuce, carrots, apple and sugar snap peas to a large bowl.

Add the dressing.  Toss to combine.  Just add a little bit of dressing at a time so you don’t soak the salad.  Only add what you need.

Have a taste.  You may need to add a little salt and pepper.  Just taste as you go so you don’t over season.

Serve.

 

 

Soy Sauce Salad Dressing

 

3 tablespoons rice vinegar

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon agave nectar

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 shallot, chopped

 

Add all ingredients to a mason jar.

Shake to combine.

Serve.

 

In the summer months, I’m always at the grill.  It’s a great excuse to get out of the kitchen and enjoy the nice weather.  Salads are also great during the summer.  They are fast and refreshing.   This recipe is both.  The salad is great without the grill but the bits of charred lettuce add a smokey flavor that pairs really well with the soy sauce dressing.

 

Have you ever grilled lettuce?

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Let’s Eat | Grilled Romaine Salad with Soy Sauce Dressing

    1. Beth Post author

      Thanks. You can totally eat the salad. Just make more! It’s pretty easy to make. Mostly just chopping.

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