Blue cheese and bacon salad Recipe

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3 - 4




15 min


10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 360 kCal 18%
Fat 32g 46%
  -  Saturates 13g 65%

This blue cheese and bacon salad is so quick and easy to make. It’s full of creamy cheese and smoked bacon rashers, tossed in crisp salad leaves and drizzled in a homemade honey and mustard dressing – delicious!


  • 4tbsps olive oil
  • 2tbsps cider vinegar
  • 1tsp mustard powder
  • 1tsp honey
  • 140g packet Wensleydale Blue, or British Blue or Stilton
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 120-150g bag salad leaves
  • 6 rashers smoked streaky bacon, cooked and chopped


  • Pour the oil, cider vinegar, mustard powder and honey into the bowl of a mini food processor and crumble in half the cheese. Whizz until smooth, and then season to taste.

  • Tip the salad leaves into a bowl, then scatter over the chopped bacon and break the rest of the cheese into small chunks and add to the dish.

  • Drizzle over some of the honey and mustard dressing, and serve with the remaining dressing in a jug so you can add more if you like.

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If you don't like bacon you could always use chicken or beef instead.