You are here: Home » Recipes » Flash in the Pan Romaine Flash in the Pan Romaine Recipe by Relish Yield 4 servings Trust us, cooked lettuce is way more sensational than it may sound. PrintEmail You can substitute virtually any type of leafy green for this side dish, which pairs beautifully with sautéed shrimp and wild rice. Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 garlic cloves, minced1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes2 hearts of romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped1 tablespoon shaved Parmesan Reggiano or Asiago cheese Instructions In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and crushed red pepper and saute one minute, stirring frequently to prevent burning. Add romaine and stir frequently, sauteing for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes (or until mostly wilted.) Remove from heat. Stir in cheese. Serve warm.