This Chart House Blue Cheese Dressing recipe tastes so similar to the restaurant’s dressing that no one will know the difference. It’s creamy, tangy, and loaded with chunks of blue cheese.
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One of the benefits of making a homemade salad dressing is knowing what ingredients are going into it. This means that you get to control the quality of your salad dressing. This rich and tangy homemade blue cheese dressing recipe tastes so similar to the Chart House dressing that no one will know the difference.
The Chart House is unique because it believes that not only should your food be great, but you should also dine with a great view! This upscale chain boasts twenty-five restaurants in showcase locations. They overlook both the Atlantic and the Pacific and some other scenic spots in between.
Blue cheese dressing is great for salads, wings, and as a dip. It’s especially delicious on a classic wedge salad. This copycat blue cheese dressing recipe is made with the basic ingredients of sour cream, mustard, Worcestershire Sauce, mayonnaise, and Danish blue cheese.
Blue Cheese vs. Gorgonzola
You might be wondering about the difference between blue cheese and gorgonzola. Blue cheese is a range of cheeses that have stripes or spots of the mold Penicillium. Gorgonzola is one particular type of blue cheese that is produced in Northern Italy. While both blue cheese and gorgonzola are extensively used in cooking, gorgonzola has a unique taste and appearance.
- If you find the idea of moldy cheese troubling, know that this particular mold makes delicious cheese, is safe for eating, and may even be good for your health.
Homemade is so much better than store-bought because it is made with simple ingredients:
- Blue Cheese
- Sour Cream
- Dry mustard
- Garlic powder
- Worcestershire sauce
- Salt and Pepper
– Maytag, and other blue cheeses made in the USA are perfect for this recipe, they are creamy, and have the right armount of sharpness.
– makes the dressing creamy
– if you have access to Duke’s mayonnaise, it makes a delicious salad dressing
– give the dressing some edge
– garlic powder is dried ground garlic, so it is flavor without salt
– the secret ingredient of many recipes, it adds the perfect punch of flavor.
How to Make Blue Cheese Dressing
- Place sour cream, mustard, pepper, salt, garlic powder, and Worcestershire in a mixer bowl and blend for 2 minutes at low speed.
- Add mayonnaise. Blend 1/2 minute at low speed and 2 minutes at medium speed.
- By hand, crumble the cheese into the mixture. Blend at low speed no more than 4 minutes.
- Refrigerate 24 hours before serving.
Watch the video in the recipe below to see how easy it is to make Chart House Blue Cheese Dressing.
Blue cheese dressing is great for salads, wings, and as a dip. It’s especially delicious on a classic wedge salad.
Love the food at Chart House? Try these copycat recipes
Use Chart House Blue Cheese Dressing with these wings
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- Easy Boneless Wings
- Hot Wings and Things
- Parmesan Wing Recipe
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Chart House Blue Cheese Dressing
- 3/4 cup Sour Cream
- 1/2 teaspoon Dry Mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt (Scant)
- 1/3 teaspoon Garlic Powder
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
- 1 1/2 cups Mayonnaise
- 4 ounces Danish blue cheese crumbled
- In a mixer bowl, blend the sour cream, mustard, Worcestershire Sauce, salt, pepper, and garlic powder for 2 minutes at low speed.
- Add the mayonnaise. Blend for 1/2 minute at low speed and 2 minutes at medium speed.
- Using your hand, crumble the cheese into the mixture. Blend at low speed for no longer than 4 minutes. For a chunky salad dressing, reserve some of the blue cheese crumbles to stir in after blending.
- Refrigerate for 24 hours before using.