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Wedge Salad Recipe

A classic wedge salad with a tangy, sweet blue cheese dressing is paired with the creamiest potato soup to celebrate National Soup Month!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blue cheese dressing, creamy potato soup, iceburg lettuce
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 372kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth
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Ingredients

Creamy Potato Soup

  • 1 (7.1 oz) package Idahoan Premium Steakhouse Creamy Potato Soup

Wedge Salad

  • 1 head iceburg lettuce quartered into 4 wedges
  • 1 roma tomato diced
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled, reserve bacon fat

Croutons

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sourdough bread cubed (at least 1 day old)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Blue Cheese Dressing

  • 1/4 cup Sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons bacon fat leftover from bacon above
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese + more for topping (about 1 (4 oz) container)

Instructions

Creamy Potato Soup

Wedge Salad

  • Prep the lettuce, dice the tomatoes, and cook bacon until crispy in a large non stick skillet over medium heat.
  • Remove bacon, crumble, and reserve 1 1/2 tablespoons of the bacon grease for the salad. Set aside.
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Croutons

  • In the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Once melted, add in the cubed bread and salt and cook until golden brown, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and set aside.
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Blue Cheese Dressing

  • Place all dressing ingredients into food processor and pulse together until well combined.
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Serving

  • Serve soup in 4 individual bowls and top with some crumbled bacon and croutons.
  • Serve salad on 4 individual plates and top with dressing, roma tomatoes, bacon, croutons, and more crumbled blue cheese.
  • Enjoy!
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Notes

Nutritional information does not include soup.

Nutrition

Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 830mg | Potassium: 380mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1105IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 1mg