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Classic Wedge Salad loaded with bacon, tomatoes and a creamy, insanely delicious homemade blue cheese dressing! | Tastes Better From Scratch
Classic Wedge Salad
Prep Time
20 mins
Refrigerate
30 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Classic Wedge Salad loaded with bacon, tomatoes and a creamy, insanely delicious homemade blue cheese dressing!

Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Unit: cup, head, ounce, slice, Tablespoon, teaspoon
Servings: 8 small wedge salads
Calories: 237 kcal
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
  1. Add all of the dressing ingredients to a medium bowl and stir well to combine. 

  2. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or can be made several days in advance.

  3. Cut the iceberg lettuce in half. Cut each half into about 4 wedges each.
  4. Place wedges on individual plates. 

  5. To serve, spoon dressing over lettuce and then sprinkle the bacon crumbles, tomatoes, onion and blue cheese crumbles on top. 

  6. Garnish with fresh crushed black pepper, to taste.

Nutrition Facts
Classic Wedge Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 563mg 23%
Potassium 342mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 16.8%
Vitamin C 11.2%
Calcium 14.2%
Iron 3.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.