Something happens when you grill lettuce: it gets deliciously smoky and earthy. Little gems are a miniature variety of romaine, and because of their small size, they’re perfect for this dish. If you can’t find them, don’t hesitate to use romaine hearts. The Spanish-inspired dressing flavors of sherry vinegar and sweet paprika enhance the smokiness provided by the grilled lettuce. Finish it off with a bright splash of orange zest and crunchy walnuts.
Although this dressing is so simple to assemble, you can make preparation even simpler if you make it ahead of time. Save even more time by chopping walnuts in advance. You’ll be ready to sizzle once the grill is hot.