INGREDIENTS FOR SALAD
- 1 head artisan Romaine lettuce, such as Sweet Gem
- 1 jalapeño chili
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes
INGREDIENTS FOR BUTTERMILK BLUE CHEESE DRESSING
- 6 oz. Point Reyes or other soft blue cheese, crumbled
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup sour cream
- 4 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cut the head of lettuce into wedges. Clean, de-stem and halve the tomatoes. Take the core and seeds from the jalapeño and slice thinly.
Arrange the lettuce on a plate and spoon the dressing over it, garnishing with the tomatoes and chili slices.
BUTTERMILK BLUE CHEESE DRESSING:
Crumble the cheese by hand. In a medium bowl whisk together the remaining ingredients.
Add the cheese to the dressing, reserving a few choice pieces to garnish the top of the salad.
Makes 4 servings