Summer salad with blue cheese dressing

This salad is perfectly balanced. Creamy blue cheese, crunchy walnuts, and light baby greens. What more could you want?


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 15 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 417 / Protein 15g / Carbohydr. 6g / Fat 35g

Ingredients (4 servings)

75 gwalnuts
2 stalksgreen onions
50 gcherry tomatoes
1bell pepper
200 gyogurt
150 gblue cheese
3 clsherry
3 clolive oil
300 gbaby leaf salad


frying pan, food processor, large bowl, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

A light salad begs for a young, equally light wine with a decent amount of sweetness. Muskateller works well with the intensity of the blue cheese and its elderberry aromas are ideal for summer.

Step 1

Summer salad with blue cheese dressing

Roughly chop walnuts. Thinly slice green onions. Halve cherry tomatoes. Cut bell pepper into thin strips.

cutting board, knife

75 g walnuts / 2 stalks green onions / 50 g cherry tomatoes / 1 bell pepper

Step 2

Summer salad with blue cheese dressing

Using a food processor, blend together yogurt, blue cheese, sherry, and olive oil until smooth and creamy. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and sugar.

food processer

200 g yogurt / 150 g blue cheese / 3 cl sherry / 3 cl olive oil / salt / pepper / sugar

Step 3

Summer salad with blue cheese dressing

In a grease-free frying pan, toast walnuts over medium heat, stirring often, for approx. 2 – 3 min. until golden-brown and fragrant.

frying pan

Step 4

Summer salad with blue cheese dressing

Wash and dry salad. Thoroughly mix ingredients together. Add some of the dressing and toss to combine. Taste and add more dressing if desired. Enjoy!

large bowl

300 g baby leaf salad