Lettuce Wedge Salad - Like Outback

"A NEW item on the menu at Outback! It was so delicious I have attempted to duplicate this wonderful salad. The toasted pecans were an optional item on the menu and just makes the salad!! The flavor is AWESOME! For more than 2 servings double recipe."
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  • Place lettuce wedge on a salad plate. Add grape tomato halves and onion on top of wedge.
  • Sprinkle with crumbled bacon, crumbled blue cheese and toasted pecan pieces.
  • Dressing: Mix ingredients and allow to sit for 30 minutes or more for flavors to meld. Drizzle on top of salad.
  • Enjoy!

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  1. This was the best salad! I made it for 2 as a meal and changed a couple things. I made 1/3 of the Buttermilk and Mayo Mixture and 1/4 cup of Blue Cheese 1/8 tsp Seasoning for the dressing. Left all the veg the same and it was more than enough dressing for us. Also I Chopped the Salad to mix the dressing in. I Grilled a small Filet steak and sliced that for the top. Only used one bacon slice per person and 2 Tbsp Pecans and Blue Cheese per person. Also I made the Sweet Balsamic Glaze to drizzle on top; 1/2 Cup Balsamic and 2 Tbsp Brown sugar boil on the stove just until it coats the back of spoon. (This will be enough for many salads.)<br/>Thank you so much for posting! :)
  2. Oh my seasoned cook, this was sooooo good, I think, it was better than Outbacks. My hubby never eats salad, and he ate this and commented that it was great. I followed directions except I candied the pecans with some brown sugar. I drizzled with We Olives Pineapple White Balsamic just before I added your outstanding blue cheese dressing. Update. I’m still making your salad and have used We Olives 100 year old balsamic instead of the pineapple and it also goes over so well. Thank you again.
  3. This was super good but you have to add Balsamic GLAZE to really copycat the Outback Steakhouse Wedge Salad. That's what makes it special!
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  4. The Outbback in O'Fallon,MO uses balsamic glaze.
  5. Loved it! I made the salad and the dressing last week following the recipe exactly. A wonderful combination of flavours! Tonight I am making just the dressing for a steak salad - this is now my 'go to' blue cheese salad dressing. Thanks so much for sharing.


  1. Delicious! The only change I made was to use onion salt instead of onion powder but we like salt! I used the mild brand Buttermilk Blue Cheese (purchased at Wegman's) and it was perfect. I now have my go to dressing and blue cheese cheese.


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