Dress up grilled lettuce with shaved cheese and creamy dressing.

Cook Time 20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy recipe, vegetarian recipe
Servings: 8


  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard 
  • 1 tsp anchovy paste
  • 1/2 small clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 6 gem lettuce or 3 romaine hearts halved lengthwise
  • Shaved Parmesan cheese for serving
  • a pinch Sel Magique Salt & Pepper Blend


  • 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 Sel Magique Salt & Pepper Blend (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. Season with more Sel Magique as desired.


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