Wedge salad with blue cheese, buttermilk dressing & crispy bacon


150g French blue cheese
150ml buttermilk
Juice 1 lemon
95g pack sliced pancetta
2 tbsp olive oil
100g breadcrumbs
3 cloves garlic, left whole
2 small iceberg lettuces
25g pack chives, finely chopped


1. For the dressing, blitz the blue cheese together with the buttermilk and lemon juice using a stick blender until smooth.

2. In a frying pan, fry the pancetta until crisp. Remove from the pan and keep warm. Add the olive oil to the same pan and fry the breadcrumbs gently with the garlic cloves until crisp and golden. Remove the garlic cloves and crumble in the pancetta.

3. Cut each lettuce into 6 wedges, drizzle with the dressing and scatter over the breadcrumbs and the chopped chives. Serve as a side with the pulled pork rolls (recipe avaiable on waitrose.com).

Wedge salad with blue cheese, buttermilk dressing & crispy bacon
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes

Serves: 12 as a side dish

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 534kj
Fat 8.1g
Saturated Fat 3.3g
Carbohydrate 7.9g
Sugars 1.6g
Protein 5.9g
Salt 0.6g
Fibre 0.6g

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This recipe was first published in Tue Dec 09 16:30:29 GMT 2014.