Seared Romaine and Cucumber

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 13 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 3 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

1/2 cup diced yellow onion

1 head romaine lettuce, chopped

1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and cubed

Sea salt


  1. In a heavy skillet or wok over high flame, heat the butter until nearly smoking. Add the ginger and onion and cook for 1 minute. Add the romaine and stir until just seared and wilted. Toss in turmeric and cucumber. Remove from heat when cucumber is just warm. Season with sea salt.