A great combination of salty flavor and crumbly texture, blue cheese adds an extra dimension of flavor that’s a sure-fire hit with guests. If you’re looking to bring new life into your dishes and sides, it could be as simple as adding blue cheese.
We’ve found some of the hottest blue cheese recipes and brought them together:
Chocolate – Never underestimate the power of chocolate. With the combination of melted butter and dark chocolate topped with fried bacon, figs, and blue cheese between two slices of toast, this delightful recipe brings it all together.
Chili – Take a page out of Emeril’s cookbook and stew up this Chili Over Crispy Potatoes and Crumbled Blue Cheese for a hearty meal that’s garnished with a pleasant surprise.
Salads – You can’t go wrong by adding sweet accents with the savory cheese base like this Pear, Walnut and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Dijon Dressing, Roasted Pear Salad (shown) or Grilled Kale Salad with Blue Cheese.
Burgers – At the beginning of the year, Wendy’s rolled out a limited-time burger to capitalize on the blue cheese trend. It’s Bacon and Blue on Brioche and it all the rage in new-age cuisine. You’re only a few crumbles away from the same recipe for success.
Sandwiches – There’s so much potential when it comes to incorporating blue cheese into a sandwich. Add in some contrasting sweet or meaty flavors to the salty bite of blue cheese with the Grilled Blue Cheese and Apple Sandwich or the Bacon-Blue Cheese Sandwich.
These are just some innovative ideas about how you can incorporate blue cheese into your menu. If you are looking for more culinary inspiration, check out our Blue Cheese +1 recipes!