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Grilled Romaine Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $5.6 One serving costs about $5.6

$5.60 per serving

3 people like this recipe

3 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

2 father's day,4th of july,summer,gluten-free,healthy,primal,gluten free,primal salad
spoonacular Score:88%

Spoonacular Score: 88%

 

Grilled Romaine Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese might be just the main course you are searching for. This gluten free and primal recipe serves 2 and costs $5.47 per serving. One serving contains 933 calories, 33g of protein, and 72g of fat. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. The Fourth Of July will be even more special with this recipe. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 3 would say it hit the spot. Head to the store and pick up bacon, romaine lettuce, cheese, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the balsamic vinegar you could follow this main course with the Skinny Strawberry Ice Cream as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 88%. This score is outstanding. Try Romaine Salad With Blue Cheese, Bacon And Radishes, Grilled Romaine and Blue Cheese Salad, and Grilled Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 lb
0.5 lb bacon
bacon
0.5 cups
0.5 cups balsamic vinegar
balsamic vinegar
0.5 cups
0.5 cups blue cheese
blue cheese
some
some black fresh ground pepper
black fresh ground pepper
some
some kosher salt
kosher salt
some
some olive oil
olive oil
0.5 cups
0.5 cups red onion
red onion
3 head
3 head romaine lettuce
romaine lettuce
0.5 lb bacon
0.5 lb
bacon
0.5 cups balsamic vinegar
0.5 cups
balsamic vinegar
0.5 cups blue cheese
0.5 cups
blue cheese
some black fresh ground pepper
some
black fresh ground pepper
some kosher salt
some
kosher salt
some olive oil
some
olive oil
0.5 cups red onion
0.5 cups
red onion
3 head romaine lettuce
3 head
romaine lettuce

Equipment

grill
grill
frying pan
frying pan
grill
grill
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Heat 1 Tablespoon of olive and cook bacon and onion until bacon is crispy.Remove onion and bacon from pan.Add 1 more Tablespoon of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Let mixture reduce for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Slice lettuce down the center
  3. Brush both sides with remaining olive oil
  4. Sprinkle with salt and pepper
  5. Place on the grill
  6. Grill on both sides until browned (a few minutes per side).
  7. Drizzle lettuce halves with balsamic dressing and sprinkle with cheese, bacon, and onion.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $5.59
Ingredient
½ pounds bacon
½ cups balsamic vinegar
½ cups blue cheese
some olive oil
½ cups red onion
3 heads romaine lettuce
Price
$2.92
$1.08
$1.21
$0.33
$0.27
$5.38
$11.19

Tips

Health Tips

  • Don't make the mistake of assuming turkey bacon is healthier than pork bacon. Read the labels and look for short ingredient lists (not too many artificial ingredients, preservatives, and other additives). If you're watching your sodium intake, pay attention to that too. It is also important to note that the American Institute for Cancer Research has stated the consumption of ANY processed meat could increase your risk of developing cancer. Although it is not yet clear what causes the increased cancer risk, it could be the preservatives or other chemicals commonly used during processing.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • If you have too much bacon (is this even possible?) you can freeze individual slices by laying them between sheets of wax paper. Even better, you can put them on a single sheet of wax paper and roll the paper in such a way that you can just unroll it later and remove however many slices you want.

  • Surprising tip: you will end up with better bacon if you add water to the skillet when cooking it on the stovetop. For large amounts of bacon, you can also prepare bacon in the oven.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • get more cooking tips
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Nutritional Information

Quickview
947 Calories
33g Protein
71g Total Fat
47g Carbs
59% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
947
47%

Fat
71g
110%

  Saturated Fat
23g
148%

Carbohydrates
47g
16%

  Sugar
22g
25%

Cholesterol
100mg
33%

Sodium
1506mg
66%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
33g
68%

Vitamin A
82087IU
1642%

Vitamin K
972µg
926%

Folate
1296µg
324%

Fiber
20g
82%

Manganese
1mg
81%

Potassium
2761mg
79%

Vitamin B1
1mg
68%

Phosphorus
599mg
60%

Iron
10mg
57%

Vitamin B6
1mg
55%

Calcium
520mg
52%

Vitamin B2
0.86mg
51%

Vitamin C
40mg
49%

Selenium
31µg
45%

Magnesium
164mg
41%

Vitamin B3
7mg
39%

Zinc
4mg
30%

Copper
0.55mg
27%

Vitamin B5
2mg
26%

Vitamin E
3mg
25%

Vitamin B12
0.98µg
16%

Vitamin D
0.62µg
4%

covered percent of daily need

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