Grilled Romaine Hearts with Blue Cheese, Medjool Dates & Pears
Remove any wilted leaves from the romaine sides & trim tops. Slice in half lengthwise.
Heat grill or grill pan to a medium high heat.
Brush romaine with oil.
Sear romaine to char and grill quickly on all sides while rotating.
Place on serving platter.
Top with cheese, fruits and herbs.
Salt & pepper to taste.
Drizzle with balsamic glaze to finish.
Place all ingredients in a small saucepan.
Blend and bring to a simmer and reduce by half, about 15-20 minutes.
Serve warm or at room temperature.
Serve salad immediately.
*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber. The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy to the body over a longer period of time.