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Garlic Blue Cheese Wedge Salad


  • Author: Amy
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Diet: Diabetic

Description

This crunchy and creamy garlic blue cheese wedge salad stands on its own for lunch, or makes the perfect side dish for dinner.


Ingredients

For the salad:

1/2 head of iceberg lettuce

2 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled

1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, about 12, halved

green onions, sliced

Blue cheese for garnish

For the dressing:

1/2 cup mayonnaise of choice (I used light mayo, provided nutrition data reflects this)

1/4 cup milk of choice (I used fat free skim)

1/2 tsp garlic paste (or 1 clove garlic, minced)

3 Tbsp (or more) chunky blue cheese

1/4 tsp salt

1/8 tsp pepper


Instructions

For the salad:

Cut the half iceberg lettuce in half (a whole head quartered)

Pour over dressing

Top with cherry tomatoes, bacon, and green onions, and additional blue cheese

For the dressing:

Shake all ingredients together in a mason jar until creamy with blue cheese chunks remaining

Notes

Use the mayo of your choice.  Here are some ideas:  organic, cage free, light, regular, olive oil

Use the milk of your choice.  Here are some ideas: whole, fat free, unsweetened almond

Vegetarian?  Choose Morningstar Farms Veggie Breakfast Bacon

  • Category: Side Dishes
  • Method: Assemble
  • Cuisine: North American

Keywords: blue cheese dressing, homemade blue cheese dressing, blue cheese wedge salad, homemade wedge salad, how to make a blue cheese wedge salad

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