Grilled Romaine with Blue Cheese Bacon Vinaigrette


Grilled Romaine with Blue Cheese Bacon Vinaigrette
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Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 pound bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 heads romaine lettuce, cut in 1/2 lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a saute pan over high heat.
2. Add the onions and bacon and cook until the bacon is crispy. Add -to the same pan- the balsamic vinegar and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, stir to combine. Remove from heat and set aside.
3. Brush the romaine lettuce with the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil, place on the grill cut side down, and quickly sear.
4. Serve the lettuce, cut side up, and drizzle with the balsamic dressing. Sprinkle with blue cheese and garnish with cracked black pepper.

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Grilled Romaine with Blue Cheese Bacon Vinaigrette