Cinnamon Blue Cheese Salad

joeyjoan K


This Salad is what my Husband is calling One of my best mistakes. It was Dinner time and once again I needed to make a salad.Looking around to see what I had I noticed the cinnamon buns that I had tried underline tried to make the day before,From that unsuccessful baking experince came This salad.


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10 Min



  • 1/2
    romaine lettuce head
  • 1 medium
    red onion sliced
  • 1/4-1/2 lb
    crumbled blue cheese
  • 4
    baby portobello mushrooms sliced

  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 or 3 c
    cinnamon bread or buns roughly cubed into med size pieces

  • 1/2 c
    rice vinegar
  • 1/4 + c
    sesame oil blend
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 or 2 Tbsp

How to Make Cinnamon Blue Cheese Salad


  1. to make the salad prepare the lettuce making sure it is dry as possible,using a rough chop make lettuce into bite size pieces and place into a large bowl.
  2. add in sliced onion and blue cheese and mushroom toss gently with your hands getting mixed into together. set a side.
  3. in a heavy skillet melt the butter get the pan nice and hot but don't burn the butter.
  4. Place cinnamon cubes in hot pan and swirling them around and flipping them over so all sides get lightly coated in the butter.
  5. Spread cubes out evenly on pan surface and let them toast lightly on all sides sirring occasionally to accomplish this.
  6. Remove from heat and set a side.
  7. In a med bowl add rice vinegar,salt,pepper and 1 table spoon honey whisk together blending well
  8. add in both oils and whisk vigorously blending it all together.
  9. Taste the dressing if it is to tart add about a table spoon more of sesame oil blend and taste again if still tart add more honey until taste is right to you. This dressing should be mild, you should get a sense of the sesame and sweetness but it should not over power in any way.
  11. Place salad in individual bowls
  12. Give dressing one last whisk and drizzle over each salad not to heavy just enough to lightly coat the salad.
  13. Add a healthy hand full of croutons to each salad and serve

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About Cinnamon Blue Cheese Salad

Course/Dish: Salads, Lettuce Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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