Guy's Grilled Romaine with Bacon-Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

June 2010
Guy's Grilled Romaine with Bacon-Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

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Makes: 6 servings

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 15 mins

Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound bacon, chopped
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 romaine hearts, halved lengthwise
  • 2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
  • Cracked black pepper, for garnish
Directions
  1. Preheat a grill to high. In a medium skillet, cook the bacon, stirring frequently, over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Lower the heat to low, add 2 tablespoons olive oil and the onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the vinegar.
  2. Brush the cut sides of the lettuce halves with the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil and grill cut side down until seared, about 1 minute. Serve the lettuce cut side up. Top with the bacon dressing, blue cheese and pepper.
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