Wedge Salad with Elegant Blue Cheese Dressing recipe

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½ pound crumbled blue cheese
¼ cup sour cream
⅓ cup buttermilk
½ cup mayonnaise
¼ cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 ½ tablespoons white sugar
1 clove garlic, minced
ground black pepper to taste
1 head iceberg lettuce, cut into 8 wedges
2 roma tomatoes, diced
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
½ pound crumbled blue cheese

Nutrition Info

361.5 calories
carbohydrate: 9.1 g
cholesterol: 51.4 mg
fat: 30.6 g
fiber: 1.1 g
protein: 13.7 g
saturatedFat: 13.5 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 892.3 mg
sugar: 5.3 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  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.

Recipe Yield

8 salads

Recipe Note

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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