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Grilled Romaine Salad with Spicy Dressing

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6
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by: Vianney Rodriguez
Updated Jul 17, 2017
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For salad dressing:

  • 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup vinegar

For salad:

  • 3 heads romaine lettuce, washed and dry patted
  • Olive oil, to taste
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 cups sliced queso fresco
  • 1 cup mayonnaise


  • 1
    For salad dressing: Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 2
    For salad: Pre-heat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat
  • 3
    Slice each romaine lettuce head in half, lengthwise, and rub with olive oil.
  • 4
    Grill 4-5 minutes on each side. Serve warm with sliced cherry tomatoes, queso fresco and spicy salad dressing.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Swap Out – Experiment with various types of lettuce or grill fruit alongside your lettuce for a sweeter salad.

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More About This Recipe

  • Think you can only grill beef or chicken? Wait until you try grilling your next salad! With a hint of smoke from the grill and a splash of spicy dressing, this salad will soon be your next go-to summer meal.
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