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Blue Cheese Salad

Romaine lettuce, carrots, and celery are complemented by a rich, tangy blue-cheese dressing.

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  • Servings: 4
Blue Cheese Salad

Source: Everyday Food, October 2005


  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons light mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 dashes hot sauce
  • Coarse salt
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 romaine lettuce, cored and chopped
  • 4 medium carrots, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium celery, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1-inch pieces


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, water, lemon juice, hot sauce, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Fold in blue cheese.

  2. Add romaine lettuce, carrots, and celery; toss to combine. Serve immediately.


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