Romaine Recipes

Romaine lettuce is an indispensable part of some of our favorite dishes. Raw, it forms the foundation for classic salads from Caesar to Cobb, and its sweet crunch turns even sweeter when grilled and paired with bacon and blue cheese. Here, some of our favorite ways to use it.

See the RecipeAntoine Bootz
See the RecipeLaurie Smith

Greek Easter Soup

Greek Easter Soup
Our variation on a traditional Greek soup uses lamb shanks and shoulder, spring vegetables, herbs, and long-grain rice.Farideh Sadeghin
See the RecipeLaurie Smith
See the RecipeAndré Baranowski
See the RecipeAndré Baranowski
See the RecipeKurt E. Smith
Leon Salad
Our take on the popular Leon Salad served at La Scala in Beverly Hills calls for marinating chickpeas, salami, and cheese in a red wine vinaigrette. See this Recipe
Todd Coleman
Cobb Salad

Cobb Salad

Los Angeles's Brown Derby closed its doors long ago, but this classic salad, invented in 1937 by the restaurant's owner, Robert H. Cobb, lives on.André Baranowski
Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad

Variations on this salad have been served in Los Angeles everywhere from the Fox Studios Commissary to Wolfgang Puck's Chinois on Main.André Baranowski
See the RecipeMichael Kraus

Smorgastarta Sandwich Layer cake

See the RecipePer Ranung

Romaine Salad with Plum Ginger Dressing

Fans of carrot-ginger dressing will appreciate this riff on the classic: Here, sweet summer plums blend with miso and ginger to complement a crunchy romaine and radish salad. See the recipe for Romaine Salad with Plum Ginger Dressing »Helen Rosner

Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad
This classic salad is easy to make from scratch at home.Todd Coleman
Grilled Romaine with Blue Cheese and Bacon

Grilled Romaine with Blue Cheese and Bacon

Fresh heads of romaine lettuce are split down the middle, grilled until charred and smoky, and then topped with blue cheese and bacon for this satisfying salad.Penny De Los Santos
Grilled Lamb Burgers with Red Onion Aioli

Grilled Lamb Burgers with Red Onion Aioli

Grilled red onion aïoli, smashed avocado, and sunny-side-up eggs top these rich cumin-spiced lamb burgers.Mark Roper
Roger Sherman