Wedge Salad with Buttermilk, Chive Blue Cheese Dressing




Wedge Salad with Buttermilk, Chive Blue Cheese Dressing

Serves 4

Who doesn’t love a wedge salad. Unlike my husband, I’ve never been a huge fan of eating chunks of blue cheese but I do love blue cheese dressing when it is creamy and closer to Ranch on the spectrum of dressings. This dressing is the perfect solution! The buttermilk adds luscious creaminess, the chives a nice fresh flavor and then I finish it with a blue cheese not too streaked in marble- I go for less blue. If you want a greater impact from blue cheese-choose whatever type speaks to you.


1 tablespoon fresh minced chives

1 cup buttermilk

1 brimming cup crumbled blue cheese

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

2 tablespoons sour cream

¼ teaspoon Dijon

Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper

Make It:

Combine all ingredients for dressing in a small bowl and mix well. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.


1 head of iceberg lettuce

3 radishes

1 persian cucumber, diced

½ cup halved cherry tomatoes

4 strips of cooked bacon, crumbled

Freshly cracked pepper

Make It:

Quarter your wedge salad and set out on 4 plates. Top with dressing, it allows the other garnish to stick instead of rolling off. Then top with sliced radish (slice with a vegetable peeler for thin slices), cucumber, tomato and bacon. Finish with freshly cracked pepper.

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