Balsamic Bleu Cheese Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Balsamic Bleu Cheese Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Balsamic Bleu Cheese Salad

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"So simple, but always gets raves! You can put leftover steak or roast beef over this for a quick, cool, summer dinner."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
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Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, toss together the mixed greens, leaf lettuce, cheese and walnuts. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil and lemon juice. Pour over the salad mixture and toss well.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • READY IN 10 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 17, 2003

Yummy, Yummy, Yummy! This salad is great and has so many possibilities. I have made it with grilled chicken and grilled steak sliced thinly - and both were sensational! Another option is shrimp or crab. Once I was out of bleu cheese and I used feta and it was equally as good. I will make this again and again! 5 big stars.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 08, 2008

Wonderful recipe...love bleu cheese but don't like all the fat of a creamy dressing...this works perfectly!! Have already used over and over.

 
Aug 18, 2003

Easy and quite good. Defintely a repeater. Use a good crumbled blue cheese. I added very thinly sliced red onion, just a bit and thought it was a good option.

 
Nov 17, 2006

I've been making a similar salad to this for several years and I've been asked to bring it to potlucks. I only use mixed greens, and don't use the lemon juice. However, I do had a thin sliced apple (fuji, gala, etc). This really adds to the flavor. I do season the balsamic dressing with a little salt & pepper. EXCELENT!!!

 
Nov 19, 2011

Recipe Group selection of 11/19/11. I just made a test run as lunch for DD and me and we loved this, so it will be on our Thanksgiving menu. I used white balsamic vinegar so there was no muddy look to the salad thjat you get with dark balsamic. The walnuts play off the bleu cheese wonderfully - thanks for a great new recipe.

 
Nov 26, 2011

Made for recipe group. This is an alright salad, nothing wrong with it, but nothing real special. I agree that the dressing left something to be desired... I would add a pinch of sugar, I think. After my first couple of bites, the dressing was a bit too intensely vinegary for me. Toasting the walnuts would be an improvement too. Still this is fine as a basic salad and I'll probably make it again, adjusting the dressing a little.

 
Mar 08, 2012

Recipe Group Selection: 19, Nov. 2011. I really liked this salad, but I LOVE bleu cheese. I made this in 2 individual bowls because I used feta cheese on my husbands (not a bleu cheese fan). I toasted the walnuts to bring out the flavor. The next time I make this I'll add dried cranberries, green onion and maybe a little tomato. We both enjoyed the dressing - it is a little on the tart side. Thought this was a good selection this week.

 
May 18, 2013

Yummy. Sometimes I add cranberries. I never tried it with lemon juice, just oil and white vinegar. I sometimes use FIG white balsamic! This is very versatile.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 921 kcal
  • 46%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 85 mg
  • 28%
  • Fat
  • 84.4 g
  • 130%
  • Fiber
  • 5 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 34.4 g
  • 69%
  • Sodium
  • 1609 mg
  • 64%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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