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Grilled Caesar Salad

Grilled Caesar Salad Mediterranean Diet Recipe

Grilled Caesar Salad

Our family was blessed last week with a glorious bounty from our local CSA, Mountain View Farm.  Mountain View is one of the best CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farms in our area and gives us a weekly bounty for our Mediterranean Diet recipes. It is well loved for the generous produce shares, sustainable and healthy growing methods and U-pick produce available to supplement your share. Don’t get me started on their perfect strawberries…

I count myself lucky to enjoy the delicious local produce that crops up in the fertile Connecticut River Valley. Our first share pick-up was quite ample and included three enormous heads of romaine lettuce.

I wondered what to do with all of this beautiful romaine that wouldn’t leave me with a feeling of salad exhaustion. Then I was inspired by the internet and social media foodie channels featuring grilled romaine. It’s the perfect dish for romaine to take center stage as a complete meal.

We grilled the romaine, covered it in a generous amount of Caesar salad dressing and served it with a few croutons. It made for a delicious, light and complete summer evening meal. Bonus: grilling romaine is simple and fast. The romaine turns out slightly charred while maintaining its crispness. A beautiful dish to behold.

Enjoy!

Photo Credit: Christine Dutton

 

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