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Iceberg Lettuce Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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6 ounces crumbled blue cheese, at room temperature

1/3 cup vegetable oil 

2/3 cup mayonnaise 

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 

1 tablespoon hot sauce, such as Crystal or Louisiana, plus more if desired

Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 


1 head iceberg lettuce, cut into quarters through the equator (circular slices)

1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters 

6 slices cooked bacon, crumbled or chopped into pieces 

1/4 cup thinly sliced chives


  1. For the dressing: In a medium bowl, whisk together the blue cheese, oil, mayonnaise, vinegar and hot sauce. Season with salt and pepper and add more hot sauce if preferred. Set aside.
  2. For the salad: Divide the lettuce rounds among 4 plates. Pour 1/2 cup of the dressing over each. Top each with one-quarter of the tomatoes and bacon. Sprinkle some chives on top. Serve immediately.