Little Alley's Wedge Salad

Little Alley's Wedge Salad
Staff Writer
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
2215
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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
99g
100%
Sugar
41g
46%
Saturated Fat
39g
100%
Cholesterol
182mg
61%
Carbohydrate, by difference
266g
100%
Protein
69g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
497µg
71%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
20mg
27%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
13µg
14%
Calcium, Ca
1015mg
100%
Choline, total
62mg
15%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
15g
60%
Fluoride, F
6µg
0%
Folate, total
237µg
59%
Iron, Fe
19mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
198mg
62%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
17mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
5mg
100%
Phosphorus, P
2616mg
100%
Riboflavin
2mg
100%
Selenium, Se
30µg
55%
Sodium, Na
5249mg
100%
Thiamin
2mg
100%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
2µg
13%
Water
565g
21%
Zinc, Zn
7mg
88%

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.