A beautiful bowl of cranberry walnut salad sits on a table and this blue cheese vinaigrette is being poured over the top.

Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

A thick and creamy dressing with lots of blue cheese flavor.

Course Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 8 servings
Calories 171 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 1/2 cup oil (I used grape seed)
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles (the real stuff)
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup (the real stuff)
US Customary - Metric


  1. Place all ingredients in a large measuring cup or bowl and blend with a stick blender until smooth.

  2. If using a regular blender, measure all your ingredients into the blender cup and blend until smooth.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data given here is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Blue Cheese Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving (2 tbsp.)
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 120mg5%
Potassium 39mg1%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 64IU1%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.