Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Wedge Salad with Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing
Cool crisp iceburg lettuce is topped with creamy buttermilk, blue cheese dressing, crispy bacon, and tomatoes in this BLT Wedge Salad recipe.
Servings 4 people
- 1 head iceberg lettuce cut into quarters
- 1 medium tomato diced
- 4 strips bacon cooked, diced
Buttermilk Bleu Cheese Dressing:
- 1 large egg
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup buttermilk
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 8 ounces blue cheese coarsely crumbled
In a blender or food processor, combine egg and garlic cloves.
While the machine is still running, slowly add oil in a thin stream.
Turn the machine off and add buttermilk, salt, and peppers. Blend for a few seconds more to combine.
Pour dressing into a bowl and stir in cheese.
To assemble salad, arrange one wedge on a plate. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with diced tomatoes and bacon crumbles.
Serving: 1wedge | Calories: 490kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.5g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 19g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 0.8g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 989mg | Potassium: 495mg | Fiber: 2.4g | Sugar: 5.9g | Vitamin A: 1200IU | Vitamin C: 13.2mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 1.1mg