Classic Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

1
TROY RAY

By
@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!

Printable Recipe Card

About Classic Blue Cheese Vinaigrette




Leave a Comment

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


It’s our favorite meal of the year! We’re getting all giddy and excited to load our plates with green bean casserole, corn pudding, mashed potatoes, stuffing (and/or dressing), homemade rolls, cranberry sauce, and turkey. Below you’ll find our most popular Thanksgiving recipes to make your holiday dinner the best ever!

7 Feel-Better Homemade Chicken Soup Recipes

7 Feel-Better Homemade Chicken Soup Recipes


Homemade chicken noodle soup can fix anything. When sick, it speeds up the healing process. Want something satisfying on a cold day? Chicken soup will warm ya right up. Traditional chicken soup is made from chicken broth, chunks of chicken, and vegetables like carrots, celery, and onion. Noodles, spices, and other ingredients can be added […]

11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes With a Twist

11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes With a Twist


Pumpkin pie is a classic Thanksgiving dessert. Typically flavored with fall spices (like cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves), the custard pie is creamy and luscious. The version most aligned to what we think of pumpkin pie first appeared in Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery cookbook in 1796. Since then, pumpkin pie has evolved. Now, there are […]