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Blue Cheese Dressing

  • yield: Makes 1 cup




  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

Cook's Note

Try blue cheese dressing over crisp and crunchy greens, such as romaine or iceberg lettuce, or as a topping for baked potatoes.


  1. Step 1

    In a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, and 1/4 cup cold water. Stir in shallot and blue cheese, breaking up large pieces of cheese with a spoon. Season with salt and pepper.

Everyday Food, September 2006



Reviews (3)

  • 11 May, 2010

    I just made this in a pinch and it was sooooo good! AND I already had all of the ingredients, so that made it so perfect and easy!

  • 30 Jan, 2009

    Perfect. Textbook bleu cheese dressing. And super simple.

  • 29 Jun, 2008

    Beyond awesome and so easy. It's a little hard to find shallots where I live but everything else if super accessible.