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Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

September 24, 2017 (Last Updated: June 19, 2020)

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Homemade blue cheese salad dressing with chunks of blue cheese. Delicious and easy to make, this dressing is perfect for adding to green salads or using as a dip for freshly cut veggies or buffalo wings. 

A lettuce salad with tomatoes, croutons and a white dressing.

Blue Cheese Salad dressing is one of my favorites. I’ll be totally honest, I don’t always make my own salad dressing. I tend to keep an assortment of different dressings in my fridge. It’s really a matter of convenience – and providing everyone’s favorite dressing.

Making salad dressing isn’t hard. I am making an effort to make dressing more often and buy less prepared dressing. This blue cheese dressing is perfect with this Cobb Salad.

Salad dressing being poured out of a small white pitcher onto a green salad.

A few months ago we attended a local fundraiser auction for a youth sports team. My mom bid on a wheel of locally made blue cheese. We were so excited when she won the bid!

A large block of blue cheese.

I don’t think any of us really realized how much cheese is in a 6 pound wheel of cheese. That’s a whole lot of blue cheese especially since when using blue cheese, a little goes a long way.

Wheel of blue cheese with a small wedge cut out of the wheel.

We sliced up the wheel, packaged it in smaller 4 ounce portions and vacuum sealed each portion into freezer safe bags. We quickly discovered that my siblings and their families either love blue cheese or hate it.  I love it! More for me!!!

Blue cheese dressing drizzled on a green lettuce salad.

Those of us that love it took several packages home with us. I put one package in the fridge and froze the rest. When I need more blue cheese, I’ll just pull a package out of the freezer, let it thaw and then use.

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Jar of homemade blue cheese salad dressing.

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An old glass jar filled with a salad dressing.

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Homemade blue cheese salad dressing

Blue Cheese Dressing

Homemade blue cheese salad dressing with chunks of blue cheese.
4.8 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Condiment, Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 12 people
Calories 165 kcal


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice (fresh squeezed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese


  • In a food processor place mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, salt and pepper and worcestershire sauce. 
  • Puree until combined
  • Add 1/4 cup of blue cheese. Pulse until incorporated.
  • Remove dressing into a bowl. Add remaining 1/4 cup of blue cheese crumbles. Stir into dressing.
  • Cover and refrigerate until needed.


If dressing becomes too thick, thin with a small amount of milk. 


Calories: 165kcalProtein: 1gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 255mgPotassium: 31mgVitamin A: 115IUVitamin C: 0.6mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword blue cheese dressing, how to make blue cheese salad dressing
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  • Reply
    Gala in the kitchen
    January 30, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    5 stars
    Great to learn we can freeze blue cheese. We love blue cheese dressing! I am going to try your recipe. Thank you for sharing, Kathy!

  • Reply
    Miriam -
    September 28, 2017 at 4:26 am

    What a great way to use the cheese your mum won – good idea to freeze it too. I love blue cheese so this is right up my alley! Pinned!

    Miriam x

    • Reply
      October 1, 2017 at 4:05 pm

      So glad you are in the “love blue cheese” camp! 🙂

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