Wedge Salad Platter for a Crowd! – This beautiful and unique salad will be a hit at your next party! It takes only minutes to make with easy store bought ingredients!
Wedge Salads are back! They disappeared for a few years but like everything old…it becomes new again! Somebody tell my body that pa-leeese!
I first saw this platter at a party in Palm Springs. And let me tell ya, Palm Springs knows how to party! I am lucky my BFF lives there. She has a beautiful home and wonderful fun friends! We were invited to her neighbors house, Karen, for dinner. And this beautiful salad was prepared by another friend, Anita. What a cool idea for a party salad! And super easy to throw together!
How I made this Wedge Salad Platter!
When choosing your lettuce, go for lightweight heads. The lighter the weight, the less dense yellow lettuce you will have in the center. I used two small heads of iceberg in the photo. Simply quartered it.
Your toppings are chopped bacon, eggs and crumbled blue cheese. I cut everything in large chunks. I used a store bought blue cheese dressing, because, well, ya know…lazy cook :). And with so many great brands out there, why not! Go for one in the cooler section of the produce department for super fresh flavors. I used Lighthouse brand.
I dressed it all up before I served, then put some additional dressing in the center. Pretty easy! And the good news is it stands up better than a tossed salad. The iceberg stays crisp for hours…even in the Palm Springs heat!
This recipe is for 8 but you can adjust it to suit whatever number you need.
You can see all my salad recipes HERE. But here are a couple of my faves!
Spinach and Avocado Salad with Blueberries. A power house of nutrients and fresh flavors!
Or Fresh Corn Salad with Avocado – no cooking required! Serve the corn fresh off the cob for a fabulous crunchy salad!
To Fresh and Easy Entertaining!
A super easy to make salad with fresh bleu cheese, bacon and egg crumbles!
- 2 heads of iceberg lettuce look for light weight heads
- 4 ounces blue cheese crumbled
- 1 cup chopped cooked bacon
- 3 boiled eggs see below for perfect boiled egg instructions
- 1 1/2 cups store bought blue cheese dressing
Boil eggs: Put eggs in large sauce pan. Fill with cool water about an inch higher than the egg. (Add 1 tablespoon vinegar which will make them easier to peel). Bring to boil. Remove from heat, cover pan and let sit for 10 minutes for a perfect medium hard boiled egg. Remove eggs to a pan of cool water to stop cooking process. Peel when cool
Slice both heads of lettuce into 4 equal size portions for a total of 8 wedges and place on tray.
Sprinkle with blue cheese dressing, bacon, eggs and cheese crumbles. Add an additional bowl of dressing in the center.