Classic Wedge Salad loaded with bacon, tomatoes and a creamy, insanely delicious homemade blue cheese dressing! | Tastes Better From Scratch
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Classic Wedge Salad

Classic Wedge Salad loaded with bacon, tomatoes and a creamy, insanely delicious homemade blue cheese dressing!
Prep Time20 mins
Refrigerate30 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 small wedge salads
Calories: 237kcal
Author: Lauren Allen

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 1 head iceberg lettuce
  • 8 slices bacon , cooked, cooled and crumbled
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 1/2 cup red onion , chopped
  • pecans (or walnuts), toasted (optional)

Easy Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing:

  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tablespoons buttermilk
  • 3 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper , or to taste
  • 4 ounces blue cheese , reserve a few spoonfuls for garnish

Instructions

  • Add all of the dressing ingredients to a medium bowl and stir well to combine. 
  • Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or can be made several days in advance.
  • Cut the iceberg lettuce in half. Cut each half into about 4 wedges each.
  • Place wedges on individual plates. 
  • To serve, spoon dressing over lettuce and then sprinkle the bacon crumbles, tomatoes, onion and blue cheese crumbles on top. 
  • Garnish with fresh crushed black pepper, to taste.

Nutrition

Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 563mg | Potassium: 342mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 16.8% | Vitamin C: 11.2% | Calcium: 14.2% | Iron: 3.9%