How to Grill Lettuce + Simple Grilled Romaine Salad Recipe {video}

Preparation 5 mins Cook Time 5 mins
Serves 4     adjust servings


  • 2 heads of fresh and firm romaine lettuce, cut vertically (you will have 4 halves)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • kosher salt, divided
  • black pepper
  • one medium lemon, cut in half
  • fresh parmesan cheese


  1. Make sure grates of grill are clean and turn to medium high.
  2. Brush lettuce halves liberally with 1½ tablespoons olive oil, cut side and back side. Then sprinkle each halve with some salt.
  3. Grill for 3 minutes, cut side down, pressing with your tongs to make sure the lettuce gets a good sear. Flip and grill for one or 2 more minutes.
  4. Remove from grill. Sprinkle with more salt and pepper, drizzle with remaining olive oil. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over each half. Top with a tablespoon of parmesan on each halve.
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