Little Alley's Wedge Salad

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Little Alley's Wedge Salad
Little Alley's Wedge Salad

Little Alley's Wedge Salad

Fancy a steakhouse-style dinner for two at home? Start with this wedge salad, made truly special with a homemade blue cheese dressing. Or, if you're pressed for time, you can start with store-bought blue cheese dressing and stir in the same herbs and spices.

2
Servings
5378
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the blue cheese dressing

  • 4 Cups aioli*
  • 1 1/2 Cup buttermilk
  • 2 Cups sour cream
  • 2 Teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 Teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 Teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon parsley, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon mint, minced
  • 6 Cups blue cheese crumbles
  • Kosher salt, to taste

For the salad

  • 3 Roma tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked**
  • 1 baby iceberg lettuce wedge, cut into 4 pieces
  • Croutons, for serving
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped chives, for garnish
  • 2 Tablespoons crumbled blue cheese, for garnish

Directions

For the blue cheese dressing

In a large bowl, whisk together the aioli, buttermilk, sour cream, onion powder, garlic powder, lemon juice, chives, parsley, and mint until thoroughly combined. Fold in the cheese and season with salt, to taste.

For the salad

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Place the tomatoes in a baking dish and roast in the oven for 45-55 minutes. When done, remove from the oven and let cool.

Chop up the cooked bacon. Arrange the tomatoes, lettuce, and bacon on plates. Top with the croutons and garnish with the chives and blue cheese.

Wedge Salad Shopping Tip

Buy lettuce that is crisp and free of blemishes.

Wedge Salad Cooking Tip

Before dressing, keep your salad chilled in the refrigerator to stay crisp.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
537g
100%
Sugar
22g
N/A
Saturated Fat
162g
100%
Cholesterol
640mg
100%
Protein
106g
100%
Carbs
37g
12%
Vitamin A
1324µg
100%
Vitamin B12
6µg
100%
Vitamin B6
1mg
59%
Vitamin C
27mg
46%
Vitamin D
3µg
1%
Vitamin E
3mg
15%
Vitamin K
94µg
100%
Calcium
2658mg
100%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
226µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
226µg
56%
Iron
4mg
20%
Magnesium
168mg
42%
Monounsaturated
140g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
7mg
35%
Phosphorus
2124mg
100%
Polyunsaturated
222g
N/A
Potassium
2176mg
62%
Riboflavin (B2)
2mg
100%
Sodium
8072mg
100%
Thiamin (B1)
0.5mg
32.4%
Zinc
14mg
90%

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