Classic Blue Cheese Wedge Salad

This classic wedge salad recipe features iceberg lettuce, tomato, crumbled bacon, chives, and the creamiest homemade blue cheese dressing you've ever tasted.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword blue cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 256 kcal


For the Blue Cheese Dressing

  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 3 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 ounces blue cheese (reserve a few chunks for garnish)
  • 3 chives , diced (reserve a few for garnish)

For the salad

  • 1 head iceberg lettuce , cored
  • 4 strips bacon , cooked, cooled and crumbled
  • 4 medium tomatoes , cut into wedges


  1. Add all of the dressing ingredients to a medium bowl and stir well to combine. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Remove any limp outer leaves of the lettuce head and then cut in half, then cut each half into quartered wedges.

  3. Place each wedge on a plate, drizzle with the blue cheese dressing, top with a few crumbles of bacon, a sprinkling of chives and reserved blue cheese chunks and add a few wedges of tomato on the side.

  4. Give one more sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Classic Blue Cheese Wedge Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 256 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 472mg21%
Potassium 372mg11%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1088IU22%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 142mg14%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.