Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Iceberg and Watercress Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup sour cream

1 cup blue cheese, crumbled (about 4 ounces)

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 to 2 tablespoons milk or water

1/2 head iceberg lettuce, coarsely shredded

2 bunches watercress, coarse stems discarded (6 cups)

3 celery ribs, thinly sliced diagonally


  1. Whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, cheese, lemon juice, chives, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and thin with milk or water to desired consistency.
  2. Toss iceberg, watercress, and celery in a large bowl and drizzle with dressing.