Dress up grilled lettuce with shaved cheese and creamy dressing.
YIELDS:8 servings TOTAL TIME:0 hours 20 mins
slivered almonds 1 tbsp.
fresh lemon juice1 1/2 tsp.
Dijon mustard 1 tsp.
small clove garlic, pressed 1/4 c.
plus 1 tablespoon
olive oil, divided
Freshly ground black pepper6
heads gem lettuce or 3 romaine hearts, halved lengthwise
Shaved Parmesan cheese, for serving
- Place almonds and 1/4 cup water in a blender. Process until smooth, about 1 minute. Add lemon juice, mustard, anchovy paste, and garlic. Process until combined, about 1 minute.
- With the blender running, slowly pour 1/4 cup oil through the feed tube until combined. Season with salt and pepper. (Thin with an additional tablespoon water, if desired.)
- Heat grill to medium-high. Brush cut sides of lettuce with remaining tablespoon oil. Grill, cut sides down, until charred, 1 to 2 minutes; transfer to a platter.
- Drizzle dressing over lettuce. Top with Parmesan. Serve immediately.