Are you a fan of the bold and tangy flavors of blue cheese? If so, you're in for a treat! In today's blog post, we're diving into the world of blue cheese salads and exploring some of the best recipes out there. Whether you're looking for a light and refreshing salad to enjoy on a hot summer day or a hearty and satisfying meal for a cozy dinner, we've got you covered.
Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with the creamy goodness of blue cheese combined with fresh and vibrant ingredients. Let's jump right in and discover the endless possibilities of blue cheese salads!
1. Chunky Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing
Chunky Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing is a sharp, creamy, and savory dressing that is perfect for blue cheese lovers. It uses crumbled blue cheese, mayonnaise, buttermilk, and a blend of seasonings to create a flavorful dressing.
The recipe recommends using Duke's mayonnaise for its tart and tangy flavor. The dressing can be stored in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 weeks and can be thinned with additional buttermilk if desired. Overall, it is a delicious and easy-to-make dressing that will elevate any salad.
2. Blue Cheese Salad Wedge
The Blue Cheese Salad Wedge is a delicious and visually appealing salad that combines the crispness of iceberg lettuce with the bold flavors of blue cheese, bacon, and tomatoes.
Topped with a creamy blue cheese dressing and freshly cracked black pepper, this salad is a treat for blue cheese lovers. It can be served as a side dish or even as a main course. Overall, the Blue Cheese Salad Wedge is a flavorful and satisfying salad option.
3. Chopped Blue Cheese Salad
The Chopped Blue Cheese Salad is a vegetarian salad that is quick and easy to make. It is a flavor-packed combination of crunchy and creamy textures, featuring creamy and flavorful blue cheese.
This salad is perfect for using up various ingredients and is a crowd-pleaser. It can be served as a starter or a side dish. Overall, it is a delicious option for blue cheese lovers.
4. Bacon, Avocado, and Blue Cheese Salad
The Bacon, Avocado, and Blue Cheese Salad is a crowd-pleasing and delicious option for blue cheese salad lovers. Loaded with crispy bacon, ripe avocado, and blue cheese crumbles, this salad is a perfect combination of flavors and textures.
The homemade blue cheese dressing adds a creamy and tangy element to the dish. The addition of maple walnuts brings a delightful sweetness and crunch. Overall, this salad is a must-try for those who enjoy a hearty and flavorful blue cheese salad.
5. Blue Cheese Dressing
Blue Cheese Dressing is a rich and bold salad dressing that perfectly balances the creaminess and acidity of blue cheese. It is made with a milk base, blue cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, white vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper.
The dressing has a delightful texture and pairs well with various salads and dishes. It is best enjoyed within 4 days of refrigeration.
6. Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing
Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing is a delicious and easy-to-make recipe that will elevate your salads and appetizers. The secret ingredient, Worcestershire sauce, adds the perfect touch to take this dressing from good to great.
Whether you're a blue cheese fan or not, this dressing will satisfy your taste buds. It's also versatile, making it a great dip for chicken wings and fresh veggies. Overall, this recipe is a winner and a must-have in your collection of salad dressings.
7. Blue Cheese Salad Dressing
This blue cheese salad dressing is creamy, chunky, and absolutely delicious. Made with a combination of cream cheese, whole milk cottage cheese, and blue cheese, it has a rich and tangy flavor that pairs perfectly with crisp bacon bits and sliced tomatoes. It's the best homemade blue cheese dressing I've ever tasted, far superior to any store-bought option.
The recipe is quick and easy, taking less than ten minutes to whip up in a blender. It can be kept refrigerated for up to two weeks, making it a convenient go-to dressing for salads or a tasty dip for parties. Overall, this blue cheese salad dressing is a must-try for blue cheese lovers.
8. Wedge Salad
The Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing is a classic and delicious recipe that can be enjoyed as a side salad or a main dish. It is customizable, allowing you to add your favorite veggies and dressings.
The recipe is versatile, suitable for various dietary needs, including low-carb and keto diets. With its combination of flavors from the bacon, blue cheese, and fresh vegetables, this salad is a crowd-pleaser.
9. Homemade Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing
This homemade chunky blue cheese dressing is a must-try for blue cheese lovers. The combination of crumbled blue cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, and a touch of lemon juice and vinegar creates a creamy and flavorful dressing.
It strikes the perfect balance between creamy and chunky, making it ideal for salads or as a dipping sauce. Say goodbye to store-bought dressings, as this homemade version is far superior in taste and quality.
10. Greek Yogurt Blue Cheese Dressing
Creamy and tangy, the Greek Yogurt Blue Cheese Dressing is a must-try for blue cheese lovers. Made with Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, blue cheese crumbles, garlic, white wine vinegar, and milk, this dressing is packed with flavor.
It's perfect for salads or as a dip for buffalo wings. Give it a try and indulge in the rich and pungent taste of blue cheese.
11. Blue Cheese Potato Salad
Blue Cheese Potato Salad is a satisfying and flavorful dish that stands out among other potato salads. The smooth blue cheese adds a delicious twist, making it perfect for picnics or as a side with grilled steak.
The salad is best served the next day or can be quickly cooled in the freezer. Overall, this recipe is a must-try for blue cheese lovers looking for a unique and tasty potato salad option.
12. Pear Walnut Blue Cheese Salad
The Pear Walnut Blue Cheese Salad is a flavorful and satisfying salad that combines the sweetness of freshly sliced pears with the crunch of candied walnuts.
Topped with a crumble of blue cheese and tossed in a homemade salad dressing, this salad is a delicious blend of flavors and textures. Perfect for those who prefer salads with intense flavor and variety.
13. Apple Walnut Blue Cheese Salad
The Apple Walnut Blue Cheese Salad is a refreshing and flavorful salad that requires no oven. Packed with greens, crunchy walnuts, tangy blue cheese crumbles, and crisp Granny Smith apples, it strikes the perfect balance between creamy and healthy.
It can be customized with your favorite dressing and additional toppings like peppers or cucumbers. This salad is a great option for a summer meal and can be made dairy-free and vegan with suitable substitutes.
14. Blue Cheese Chopped Salad
The Blue Cheese Chopped Salad is a flavorful combination of chopped romaine, red cabbage, red onion, dried cranberries, blue cheese crumbles, and candied pecans. The creamy blue cheese balsamic vinaigrette adds a tangy twist to the salad.
It is easily customizable with options to add grilled chicken, steak, or shrimp, and additional veggies like cucumbers and bell peppers. The salad is a delicious mix of sweet and tangy flavors, making it a satisfying choice for blue cheese lovers.
15. Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing
Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing is a creamy, tangy, and rich dressing that is perfect for salads or as a dipping sauce. Made with crumbled blue cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, fresh parsley, and seasonings, this homemade dressing is free of additives and preservatives.
It can be easily customized to your taste preferences and is keto-friendly with almost 0g net carbs per tablespoon. While it is not low in calories, you can opt for low-fat mayo and Greek yogurt for a lighter version. Serve this chunky blue cheese dressing with a wedge of iceberg lettuce, buffalo wings, or as a veggie dip.
16. Ina Garten's Blue Cheese Salad Dressing
Ina Garten's Blue Cheese Salad Dressing is a simple and flavorful dressing made with chopped blue cheese, mayonnaise, heavy cream, vinegar, tarragon, black pepper, and salt. It is easy to make using a food processor and has a smooth texture.
This dressing is thick enough to double as a dip and pairs well with wedge salads. It received positive feedback from my wife, who described it as the best blue cheese dressing she has ever had.
17. Spinach, Pear and Blue Cheese Salad
The Spinach, Pear and Blue Cheese Salad is a delightful combination of fresh baby spinach, sliced pears, and blue cheese.
The homemade blue cheese dressing adds a creamy and tangy element to the salad, while the spiced pecans or honey roasted cashews provide a satisfying crunch. This salad is a perfect choice for a fall dinner, with its seasonal flavors and simple preparation.
18. Vegan Blue Cheese Dressing
The Vegan Blue Cheese Dressing is a creamy and flavorful dairy-free alternative to traditional blue cheese dressing. Made with vegan blue cheese crumbles, vegan mayonnaise, fresh parsley, and a touch of soy sauce, this dressing offers a tangy and pungent flavor that pairs well with salads and can also be used as a dip.
It is easy to make and can be stored in the fridge for up to a week. Perfect for those looking for a plant-based option without compromising on taste.