The classic combination of iceberg lettuce and blue cheese is enlivened with tart Granny Smith apple cubes and the nutty flavor of toasted almonds.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread almonds on a rimmed baking sheet, and bake until lightly toasted, 7 to 8 minutes. Let cool, then coarsely chop. Set aside.

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  • In a medium bowl, whisk together cheese, lemon juice, buttermilk, and oil until smooth, and season with pepper.

  • Break each lettuce wedge in half. Divide among four plates; top with apple. Spoon dressing over each serving. Garnish with almonds; serve immediately.

Reviews (2)

Rating: Unrated
04/19/2008
When I was a kid, my parents would make the following as a treat: 1" slice of iceberg lettuce on a plate; take Miracle whip, ketchup and Tabasco sauce, adding enough ketchup to make the Miracle whip red/pink, then add as much tabasco as you want. Loved it as a kid, can't stand iceberg now.
Rating: Unrated
04/19/2008
When I was a kid, my parents would make the following as a treat: 1" slice of iceberg lettuce on a plate; take Miracle whip, ketchup and Tabasco sauce, adding enough ketchup to make the Miracle whip red/pink, then add as much tabasco as you want. Loved it as a kid, can't stand iceberg now.