Classic Blue Cheese Vinaigrette
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8 Tbspolive oil, extra virgin
2 1/2 tspblack pepper, freshly ground
1/4 cshallots, finely minced
2 Tbspbaby chives, finely minced
5 Tbspchampagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
8 ozblue cheese, crumbled [i prefer maytag blue cheese, it's beautifully mild]
·kosher salt, to taste
How to Make Classic Blue Cheese Vinaigrette
- Heat 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.
- In a bowl, whisk together the remaining olive oil and vinegar. Stir in Shallots and pepper along with the cooking oil.
- Carefully fold in the crumbled blue cheese and minced chives. Season with salt.
- Let sit at room temperature for at least 25 minutes, stir again, then top a wedge of iceberg lettuce or season your favorite salad. Enjoy!