Healthy Salad: Grilled Romaine Hearts

by Z Living Kitchen
  • Level: Beginner


  • 3 hearts of romaine


  • 1/3 cup oil (canola or olive oil)
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese/ vegan Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Anchovies paste
  • Dash of Worchester sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 fresh lemon squeezed


  • Cut romaine hearts in half lengthwise, then grill cut sides down, just until grill marks appear, about 2-3 minutes. Set aside and let sit.
  • For a healthy salad dressing, crush garlic in bowl (preferably an unfinished wooden bowl) with a garlic crusher. Then add a tiny bit of oil and Anchovy paste. With a mortar continue to rub together the garlic and Anchovy paste and then add 1/3 cup oil. Then add 2 eggs, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, ground mustard, 1 lemon squeezed, dash of Worchester sauce. Add dash of garlic salt or sea salt and freshly ground pepper. Mix together with a whisk.
  • Place grilled romaine head with grill marks up on a plate. Drizzle dressing over the lettuce and add a pinch of Parmesan on top and anchovies (optional).

Serve and enjoy!

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