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

  • 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

  1. 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.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the remaining olive oil and vinegar. Stir in Shallots and pepper along with the cooking oil.
  3. Carefully fold in the crumbled blue cheese and minced chives. Season with salt.
  4. 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!

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