My Most Requested Dinner Salad

My Most Requested Dinner Salad

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"This is my most requested salad recipe ever. It's a staple at family gatherings, potlucks and dinner parties. I think the blue cheese and pepper flavors make this a great accompanyment to beef, but my friends and family tell me it tastes great with anything!"
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35 m 8 servings yields one large serving bowl
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



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  1. For dressing:
  2. Place the first 7 ingredients into the blender and mix on high until smooth. Drizzle in the vegetable oil on low speed over several minutes until dressing is thick. Season with salt and pepper, if desired, and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  3. For the salad:
  4. Place salad greens in large party sized bowl. Add onion, bacon, blue cheese, and arrange tomatoes on top.
  5. Drizzle desired amount of dressing over salad and toss gently to coat.


This salad presents so nicely and tastes terrific....We really enjoyed the combined flavor of the bacon, mustard and blue cheese. I used regular bacon and romaine lettuce with grape tomatoes an...

Soooo glad I tried this! I haven't made my own dressing in a while, I will now! Thank you Saveur!

I made this for our Fouth of July picnic....the bowl was empty!! Everyone loved it (and the dressing is fantastic) - Thanks Saveur

WOW, was this ever good! The combination of flavors is just perfect! All my dinner guests were raving over this salad (except for one blue cheese hater who doesn't know what he's missing). Th...

Delicious! So much better than premade salad dressing! I subbed the white vinegar with apple cider vinegar and that was my only change. Made the salad leaving out the onions. It was sooo goo...