This dish makes a nice side with steak or can be a meal in itself. If serving as a starter or side, one heart of romaine will serve two people. The dressing is tangy and a bit addictive. Splurge on good blue cheese.
Hearts of Romaine with Blue Cheese and Bacon
- 2-3 hearts of romaine
- 2-4 slices bacon, browned and crumbled
- 2 oz blue cheese, crumbled
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- dash hot pepper sauce
- black pepper to taste
Mix cheese, buttermilk, yogurt, lemon juice and hot sauce together in a shallow bowl. Season with black pepper to taste. Drizzle each heart of romaine with desired amount of dressing and sprinkle with crumbled bacon.