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Grilled Romaine Caesar

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian


  • Grill


  • 1 Head Romaine Lettuce
  • 1 Red Onion
  • Avocado Oil Chosen Foods, Spray
  • 1 Lemon
  • Chicken (Optional)
  • 1 Bottle Caesar Dressing Primal Kitchen

Gluten Free Croutons

  • 3 Slices Bread Gluten Free, Canyon Bakehouse
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil Extra Virgin
  • Garlic Salt


  • Preheat oven to 350* (for croutons)
  • Wash romaine and dry completely. Cut vertically (think lengthwise) into portions.
  • Heat up grill to medium high heat and grease the burners with avocado oil (higher melting point).
  • Cut red onion into rings.
  • Lightly Spray lettuce and onion with avocado oil. Add small sprinkle of salt.
  • Grill romaine for 3 minutes on one side, pressing down with tongs to get a nice sear. Flip and grill 2 minutes on the other side. Grill onions until tender.
  • Remove from grill, add a light squeeze of lemon juice, and top with chicken, onion, and croutons.
  • Once cooled, drizzle caesar dressing over the top.


  • Cut up bread into cubes.
  • Toss the bread with olive oil and garlic salt until the olive oil is absorbed.
  • Spread the cubes evenly on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes until they are a crisp, golden brown.