Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

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This bright-tasting vinaigrette is loaded with tangy crumbled blue cheese.

Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

Makes: 1 cup

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  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth (or water)
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons tarragon vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  1. Blend blue cheese, chicken broth (or water), olive oil, canola oil, tarragon vinegar (or white-wine vinegar), shallot, Dijon mustard, salt and freshly ground pepper in a blender until combined. (Alternatively, mash blue cheese and broth or water in a bowl with a fork. Add oils, vinegar, shallot, mustard, salt and pepper and whisk until combined.)


Per tablespoon: 58 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 4 g mono); 2 mg cholesterol; 0 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 88 mg sodium; 13 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 0

Exchanges: 1 fat

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