Edit addition: It's 2 pm and 100 degrees outside. Yet there was a guy walking through the store parking lot wearing a down jacket. Will that insulate him from the heat as well??
I think I will be having this tonight with some adaptations. (one head instead of three, Mancheco instead instead of parmesan, and I don't think I'll grill the grapes). Throw some chicken on the grill at the same time and happy, happy!
Grilled grape and romaine salad
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (see note)
2 tablespoons minced chives
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
3 medium heads romaine lettuce
1 pound seedless grapes
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
To prepare lemon dressing, combine lemon juice, chives, sugar, lemon peel, garlic salt and pepper. Slowly add olive oil while mixing with a whisk or fork.
Cut romaine in half vertically.
Leave grapes in clusters of 10 to 15 grapes. Brush with lemon dressing. Grill 5 to 8 minutes over medium-high heat or until grapes are heated but still firm; turn clusters over occasionally.
Brush romaine with lemon dressing. Grill 1 to 2 minutes over medium-high heat; do not allow leaves to char. Turn romaine over and grill 1 to 2 minutes. Cut romaine into bite-sized pieces. Remove grapes from clusters and add to lettuce. Toss with shredded cheese and remaining dressing.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition information per serving: 175 cal., 4 g pro., 11 g fat, 18 g carbo., 4 mg chol., 3 g fiber, 453 mg sodium.
Serve warm or cold as a side dish to grilled beef and chicken. Topped or tossed with sliced beef steak or chicken breast, it also makes a fine main-dish salad.
From the Herald Tribune website
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