Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Wedge Salad with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

There's nothing more satisfying than a nice crisp hunk of iceberg lettuce topped with delicious blue cheese dressing. Skip the restaurant and make your own! Nothing tops homemade and this tried and true recipe is a stand-by!



Wedge Salad with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

Ingredients

Blue Cheese Dressing
  • 5 ounces Roquefort cheese (good quality), chopped/crumbled
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Salad
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, cut in quarters, or two romaine hearts cut in half length-wise 
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber (optional)
  • 1/4 cup  crispy cooked bacon, chopped
  • chopped red onion, to taste  (optional)
Additional Optional Toppings
  • crispy fried onions 
  • additional crumbles of blue cheese for topping
Directions
Mix all of the ingredients for the dressing in a bowl until well blended. Next, place the wedges or romaine heart halves of on plates. Top with dressing, tomatoes, cucumber, bacon and red onion. Serve immediately. Enjoy!  


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