Artichoke Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing


1 (14 oz) jar of artichoke hearts in brine, drained and halved
1/2 head of butter lettuce, torn into bite sized pieces
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
For the Blue Cheese Dressing:
3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
pinch of superfine sugar
pinch of cayenne pepper
6 tbs of sunflower oil
kosher salt and black pepper to taste
2 tbs white wine vinegar
2 tbs sour cream
This salad has artichokes, butter lettuce and cherry tomatoes in a savory spicy blue cheese dressing.

  • Add the salad ingredients to a large bowl and gently combine.
  • Place the cheese in a food processor, along with the sugar, cayenne and seasoning.
  • Pulse to form a smooth paste, then with the food processor running add the oil in a steady stream to produce a creamy dressing.
  • Add the vinegar and sour cream and process again until thoroughly combined.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning if desired.
  • Spoon the dressing over the salad ingredients and combine.




15 min


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