Salad Days: Wilted Lettuce Salad Recipe

3 weeks ago

Salad Days: Wilted Lettuce Salad Recipe

wilted lettuce salad

Nothing’s limpy with this plate of wilted lettuce. With the right match of a dressing, this appetizer is sure to leave you feeling more alive and healthy. Add a layer of smokiness flavor to your salad by grilling your chilled greens!


Wilted Lettuce Salad
Makes 3-4 servings



3 Tbsps Olive oil

½ cup Plain yogurt

1 tsp Garlic powder or finely chopped fresh garlic

1 tsp Finely grated lemon zest

1 Tbsp Lemon juice

  • Salt and pepper, to season

2-3 heads Romaine lettuce, chilled and halved lengthwise


  1. In a small bowl, stir together olive oil, yogurt, garlic powder or fresh garlic, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Season lightly with salt and generously with pepper.
  2. Preheat grill pan to medium high then brush lightly with olive oil.
  3. Place lettuce halves on grill and cook until lightly charred, about 2-3 minutes. Remove lettuce to serving platter.
  4. Drizzle lettuce with yogurt dressing and serve immediately. Enjoy the contrast of chilled and warm lettuce with a variety of toppings.


Recipe by Atty. Gaby Concepcion
Photographed by Yukie Sarto of Studio 100


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