Easy blue cheese recipes
Make the most of brilliant blue cheese with our mouth-watering recipes, from simple salads to bubbling bakes or delectable dips, dressings and sauces
Blue cheese recipes
This punchy homemade blue cheese dip is crying out for some potato wedges or chicken wings for dipping. A great one for nibbles when you have friends over, make a batch in minutes and watch it disappear.
Match purple sprouting broccoli with a blue cheese and garlic dressing, then sprinkle with toasted almonds for added crunch. This simple side dish is ideal for summer get-togethers.
Make the most of punchy stilton cheese with this velvety soup. You'll need a wedge of stilton, a bunch of celery and a healthy glug of cream for this warming winter soup recipe.
All the flavours of your favourite buffalo wings in a steak dinner, complete with a classic blue cheese sauce. Serve with crispy fries seasoned with mild chilli powder for a satisfying supper.
A golden-crusted puff pastry pie, stuffed with braising steak, blue cheese, brown ale and thyme. Perfect for a comforting meal on chilly winter nights.
A supremely colourful winter salad that combines creamy blue cheese (ideally dolcelatte) with red onion, pears, red chicory, parsley and walnuts, plus a quick red wine vinegar dressing.
Upgrade everyone's favourite side dish with the addition of chunks of blue cheese. Swap your cauliflower for broccoli and bake until bubbling. Pure comfort food.
Get that slow-cooked BBQ vibe without having to slave over hot coals for hours. Serve with a rich, creamy blue cheese slaw and fries.
Get stuck into a bowl of our vibrant and creamy beetroot soup, topped with crunchy blue cheese sourdough toasts. This is the ultimate autumnal supper or a stunning dinner party starter.
Take this great value cut of beef to the next level by slow-cooking it in ale and stuffing in a bun with sticky sweet onions and blue cheese.
Check out our easy rump steak salad recipe with creamy blue cheese dressing. This low-calorie salad is ready in 20 minutes – a quick midweek meal.
This indulgent blue cheese leek recipe with crispy bacon breadcrumbs is super simple to make, only takes 30 minutes to prepare, and makes the perfect Sunday roast accompaniment.
These crispy buffalo wings with a classic blue cheese dip are perfect for a party platter. Let guests help themselves to these addictive chicken bites.
These bacon and blue-cheese stuffed burgers are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. This recipe uses a great technique we picked up from America – putting the bacon and cheese in the burger mix keeps the patty incredibly juicy.
Shallot and blue cheese tarts
These mini shallot puff pastry tarts, with a hearty blob of blue cheese, make a beautiful vegetarian starter that are easier to make than they look.
Sprouts and smoky bacon are a classic flavour combination. Mix with creamy blue cheese and succulent cider-soaked raisins and you're on to a real winner.
Make this creamy vegetarian baked gnocchi for an easy family midweek meal. Blue cheese gives this traybake a lovely tangy flavour, but you can adapt it to use up cheeseboard leftovers if you like.
A broccoli soup is a wonderful way to get a quick hit of green veg in winter. If you have leftover stilton, you could use that instead of dolcelatte. The strong blue cheese takes this soup to the next level.
Blue cheese and bacon tart
This recipe for blue cheese and bacon tart is really easy to make and is packed full of great flavours. Make sure you use a high-quality blue cheese so that it has a bit of a kick. It's delicious hot or cold, serve with a simple salad.
This salad is a great way to use up leftover ham and cheese from the festive season. It's an easy starter for four, or a quick meal for two.
Sticky wings are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. We've served them with a delicious blue cheese dip to take them to the next level. Duck legs are very popular in the US. Use them instead of chicken if you can find a source.
This caramelised red onion and blue cheese pasta is full of bold, comforting flavours to perk you up midweek. Plus, it's super-easy and ready in just 30 minutes.
A lovely vegetarian main or star of a buffet. Shop-bought shortcrust pastry makes life easy and is given a clever twist with added walnuts. You can use up any leftover blue cheese for the wintery pear filling.
Soft polenta with roast butternut and blue cheese
Polenta is a kind of cornmeal which is great to use in place of mashed potato in recipes. Topped with roasted butternut squash and creamy blue cheese, it makes an easy but indulgent vegetarian supper.
Chicken wings, paired with crispy fries and a rich blue cheese slaw, make the best comfort food. Try our homemade fries and quick slaw of white cabbage and red onion and blue cheese – dolcelatte works well.