Wedge Salad with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

Ingredients


Blue Cheese Dressing

  • 5 ounces Roquefort cheese (good quality), chopped/crumbled
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Salad

  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, cut in quarters, or two romaine hearts cut in half length-wise 
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber (optional)
  • 1/4 cup  crispy cooked bacon, chopped
  • chopped red onion, to taste (optional)

Additional Optional Toppings

  • crispy fried onions 
  • additional crumbles of blue cheese for topping

Directions

Mix all of the ingredients for the dressing in a bowl until well blended. Next, place the wedges or romaine heart halves of on plates. Top with dressing, tomatoes, cucumber, bacon and red onion. Serve immediately. Enjoy!  

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