Wedge Salad with Elegant Blue Cheese Dressing This a great salad to have for a simple lunch or to serve with a nice dinner. Fresh ingredients make this salad very elegant and the wedge presentation makes it a great starter for a special occasion dinner. It is best to chill the dressing for 24 hours prior to serving.

prep: 30 mins additional: 1 day total: 1 day Servings: 8 Yield: 8 salads

Ingredients

  • ½ pound crumbled blue cheese
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ⅓ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, cut into 8 wedges
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ pound crumbled blue cheese

Directions

    Step 1

    Combine 1/2 pound blue cheese, sour cream, buttermilk, mayonnaise, vinegar, olive oil, sugar, garlic, and pepper in a bowl; blend using a hand mixer; chill until serving.

    Step 2

    Build the salad by placing 1 lettuce wedge on each of 8 plates. Drizzle equal amounts of dressing over each wedge. Scatter tomatoes, onion, and 1/2 pound blue cheese over each salad.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 362 calories; protein 13.7g; carbohydrates 9.1g; fat 30.6g; cholesterol 51.4mg; sodium 892.3mg.

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