Iceberg Wedge with Blue Cheese Dressing

Photo: Maria Robledo; Styling: Anna Last

By shedding the mayonnaise and the full-fat sour cream, this cool and delicious lettuce topper is 20 grams lower in fat than conventional blue cheese dressing.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Recipe from Real Simple

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 71
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 168mg
  • Protein: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 6g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 4g


  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese (2 ounces)
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, quartered
  • Black pepper


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, sour cream, and 3 tablespoons of the blue cheese.

    Divide the lettuce among plates and spoon the dressing over the top. Sprinkle with the remaining tablespoon of cheese and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
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