Spinach, Green Bean & Corn Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Grilled steak or chicken breasts would be a nice accompaniment to this salad to make a fuller meal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spinach, Green Bean & Corn Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Serves 4

8 cups spinach greens
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
8oz green beans, about two large handfuls, de-stemmed and cut in half
2 cups corn kernels, 4 cobs
1/2 tsp kosher salt
Several grinds of fresh black pepper
2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbs lime juice
4 generous Tbs creamy blue cheese dressing

Build salads on four plates by dividing the spinach evenly between the plates. Top each salad with an equal portion of all ingredients.

Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

Makes 1 cup

This can be refrigerated for several days – it only gets better.

2 1/2 oz blue cheese, crumbled
5 Tbs buttermilk
3 Tbs sour cream
2 Tbs mayonnaise
2 tsp white wine vinegar
1/4 tsp sugar1 clove garlic, minced
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp fresh pepper
Dash of Worcestershire

Whisk all the ingredients together and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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