Grilled Romaine Lettuce

Grilled Romaine Lettuce

4 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 5 min

50 calories per serving 


1 Romaine lettuce   550 g
4 tsp olive oil   20 mL
1 clove garlic, whole    
  ground pepper to taste    
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
4 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed   1/2 lemon


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté 1 min with stirring just to flavour the oil. Remove the garlic and discard. Set aside the oil.
  2. Wash the romaine lettuce, then pat dry. Cut each lettuce in half lenghtwise.
  3. Heat the grill to medium. Brush the cut sides of the romaine lettuces evenly with 1 teaspoon of the infused oil. Carefully place each piece on grill, cut side down and cook for about 5 min or until lettuce is light brown; remove from grill and place on a platter. Alternatively, preheat the broiler. Put the lettuce halves on the rack of a broiler pan, 7-10 cm from the heat. Broil them about 5 min.
  4. Drizzle grilled lettuce with lemon juice, rest of garlic infused oil, salt and pepper. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (140g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




3.5 g

6 %

Saturated 0.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

2 %


0 mg


10 mg

0 %


5 g

2 %


3 g

11 %


2 g


2 g

Vitamin A

100 %

Vitamin C

60 %


4 %


10 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Free :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | Side dishes | Artery-healthy | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian | Barbecue/Broil/Grill

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