Classic Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

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TROY RAY

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@TROYRAYNYC

A lovely change from the creamy version, a bit more grown-up, too!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
Makes About 3/4 Cup
Prep:
20 Min

Ingredients

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8 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2 1/2 tsp
black pepper, freshly ground
1/4 c
shallots, finely minced
2 Tbsp
baby chives, finely minced
5 Tbsp
champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
8 oz
blue cheese, crumbled [i prefer maytag blue cheese, it's beautifully mild]
kosher salt, to taste

How to Make Classic Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a skillet and soften the shallots and pepper. About 5 minutes. Add vinegar, then remove pan from heat. Allow to cool.
  • 2In a bowl, whisk together the remaining olive oil and vinegar. Stir in Shallots and pepper along with the cooking oil.
  • 3Carefully fold in the crumbled blue cheese and minced chives. Season with salt.
  • 4Let sit at room temperature for at least 25 minutes, stir again, then top a wedge of iceberg lettuce or season your favorite salad. Enjoy!

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