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Grilled Romaine Hearts with Green Goddess Dressing

An on-trend alternative to fresh salads, these grilled romaine hearts are a great accompaniment to steaks and chops.


4 heads Ready-Set-Serve Washed & Trimmed Romaine Hearts, split
4 tsp. olive oil
1/4 cup low fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup low fat sour cream
1 tsp. anchovy paste
1 tsp. Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic
1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. Markon First Crop Italian Parsley, chopped
1 Tbsp. Markon First Crop Basil, chopped
1 Tbsp. Markon First Crop Chives, chopped
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper


Brush equal portions of olive oil over the surface of each romaine heart. Place on hot grill and cook for approximately five minutes or until grill marks appear. Serve each half drizzled with Green Goddess dressing.
For Dressing:
Add all ingredients in a food processor; blend until smooth.


1 bunch Markon First Crop Asparagus, steamed

1/4 C Markon First Crop Basil

2 T Markon First Crop Chervil

2 T C Ready-Set-Serve Lemon Juice

2 cloves Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic

1 tsp. lemon zest

1/4 tsp. cumin

1/4 tsp. coriander

1/4 C extra virgin olive oil

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes

16 large shrimp, cleaned and threaded onto skewers to prevent curling

1 tsp. kosher salt

Olive oil + 2 cloves Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic, for poaching

Edible petals and micro greens for garnish


Slice tips off asparagus and reserve. Add basil, chervil, one cup steamed asparagus stalks, lemon juice, zest, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper flakes, and oil to a food processor and blend until chunky.

Heat oil and garlic until just bubbling. Add shrimp skewers so that shrimp is fully submerged. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until shrimp is opaque and cooked through. When shrimp are almost cooked, add asparagus tips. Remove all with a slotted spoon and drain on a wire rack.

To plate, arrange tips in a decorative manner. Place shrimp next to asparagus and ladle sauce on top of each one. Garnish with edible petals and micro greens.