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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."
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1 d 30 m servings 362 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 salads)


  • Calories:
  • 362 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 30.6 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 13.7 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 892 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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.
  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.

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  1. 127 Ratings

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I love this dressing. But like the other reviewer, that is alot of blue cheese. I just added about 1/4 cup(eyeballed it), put it all in a blender for a few pulses, and I have to say, it is the ...

Most helpful critical review

My family thought this dressing was absolutely terrible. Way too much sugar and vinegar. Yuck.

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I love this dressing. But like the other reviewer, that is alot of blue cheese. I just added about 1/4 cup(eyeballed it), put it all in a blender for a few pulses, and I have to say, it is the ...

This is a great salad! In a hurry and don't have time to make dressing? Simply docter up bottled blue cheese dressing. I add just a bit of red wine vinegar, milk, sugar and black pepper and i...

Fabulous dressing! I cut the amount of blue cheese in half. I love the tang from the red wine vinegar coupled with the sweetness from the sugar. Definitely give it time for the flavors to come...

This was VERY good...they serve this at one of my favorite restaraunts and I was so glad to find the recipe...only thing I did different was to also add some crumbled bacon on top of it!

Years ago I made a similar salad. I placed a wedge on each of 2 plates and they looked great. I was so proud of my efforts. My husband began to eat and very soon found an angleworm lodged betw...

My husband loved this and asked me to save the recipe. I served grape tomatoes and omited the onion. Next time I will add the onion and some applewood bacon crumbles.

This dressing was wonderful with half of the blue cheese--both in the dressing and on top of the salads (I think it would have been way too over-powering with all of the cheese in and on top of ...

Love this - I eat it every week for lunch sometimes for dinner too! I use the blue cheese gorgonzola dressing - yum! But I add a little water to the dressing to try to save some calories.

Excellent! I made this as a surprise for my husband for his birthday with dinner, and he loved it. The dressing was amazing! We will no longer use store bought blue cheese! Thanks for the gr...