Whether you just bought a box of blue cheese or have leftover crumbles from your charcuterie board, here are 26 delectable blue cheese recipes for you to try.
Blue cheese has a uniquely sharp odor and flavor that you won’t get from any other cheese, or food, for that matter.
It’s soft, creamy, salty, and pleasantly piquant.
Yes, those veins of bluish green scattered throughout the cheese are mold, but that’s exactly what makes the cheese special.
Admittedly, blue cheese wasn’t love at first bite for me.
I initially found its flavor too intense. I don’t know when exactly I finally fell for it, but when I did, I fell hard.
It gives me so much joy to share with you my specially curated collection of blue cheese recipes.
This comprehensive list is complete from appetizers to entrees to dessert.
It’s time to get funky with these blue cheese recipes!
20+ Things You Can Make With Blue Cheese
This buffalo chicken dip is loaded with shredded rotisserie chicken, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and blue cheese dressing.
Talk about starting things with a bang, am I right?
Rounding out that buffalo chicken flavor is Frank’s hot sauce. Besides the heat, it also gives the dip a hint of tanginess.
This dip is the ultimate game day appetizer! While it’s technically a dip, trust me, you’ll have no problem devouring this bad boy on its own.
If you’re an avid reader of my blog, you probably already know that salad isn’t my jam.
However, if there are some blue cheese crumbles thrown into the picture, I can be easily swayed.
Apart from the sharp and creamy blue cheese, this salad is also loaded with crisp pears, chewy dates, and crunchy walnuts.
I mean! This salad is the stuff of legends.
From the colors to the textures to the flavors, it definitely gets an A+.
Together, the ingredients create a light, refreshing, and flavor-packed appetizer.
Start your meal right with this insanely appetizing salad!
Toasted beets, chunks of grapefruit, crunchy walnuts, and blue cheese crumbles are only some of the things you can look forward to in this magnificent bowl.
Look how pretty those colors are! From the photo alone, you can already tell that it’s bursting with flavor.
While the ingredients have their own distinct taste and texture, they all work together to make a wonderful harmony of flavors.
What’s better than a big hunk of blue cheese? An entire ball, that’s what!
Blue cheese can be quite overwhelming when eaten on its own.
So, while it’s absolutely the star of this appetizer, you’ll also include cream cheese and cheddar to tone down its sharpness.
You’ll also coat it with chopped pecans and parsley for a wonderful flavor and textural variety.
Served with crackers, chips, and crudites, this cheese ball will be a certified hit at your next get-together.
I’m obsessed with crostini. These bite-sized crisps add such a sophisticated air to parties, but they’re surprisingly easy to make.
For this recipe, slices of toasted baguette are topped with fresh pear, blue cheese crumbles, and chopped walnuts.
Tying all of them together is a drizzle of sweet and sticky honey, giving some moisture and sweetness to the otherwise dry and predominantly crunchy and salty components.
As I said, I’m not a huge fan of salads, but as long as there’s blue cheese in it, I’m down.
In this appetizer, sharp and salty blue cheese crumbles add a unique flavor to your typical bland greens.
This salad also contains slices of avocado and onions, which are absolutely delightful with greens and blue cheese.
Adding an even bolder flavor to the appetizer is a sweet and tart grapefruit honey vinaigrette.
Out of all the dips and sauces the culinary world has come up with, to me, nothing beats a good blue cheese dressing.
This blue cheese dressing is wonderfully thick and creamy and has just the right amount of funky blue cheese flavor.
It’s so versatile it goes well with anything – chips, crackers, crudites, steak, chicken, sandwiches, salads, and a lot more.
Seriously, I’ll gladly put this dressing on anything!
Blue cheese and peaches are a match made in heaven. If you have never tried this combination before, you’re in for a treat.
There’s something truly exquisite about the marriage of flavors between these two.
Sweet, plump, and juicy meets salty, piquant, and creamy. I can’t get over how magical the flavor combination is!
This recipe uses grilled peaches, which means there’s an added layer of smokiness to the stone fruit, to boot. It just keeps getting better and better.
Bacon, blue cheese, and strawberry – how amazing does this trio sound?
First of all, look at those vibrant colors! How very appetizing, indeed.
It’s so scrumptious I’m already drooling just by the thought of this combination.
In this salad, you’ll get salty, tangy, smoky, savory, and creamy all in one bite.
Pecans add a crunchy textural contrast to the salad as well. The dressing does not disappoint, either.
A mixture of balsamic, orange juice, olive oil, and ground ginger creates unique flavors that really tie all the ingredients together nicely.
Pizza, anyone? This one’s not your ordinary all-meat or 4-cheese pizza! It’s much better than that.
Crunchy pizza crust is loaded with bechamel sauce, bacon, and blue cheese crumbles. Whoever came up with this recipe deserves an award.
This is gourmet pizza at its finest! What a mind-blowing combination of flavors, indeed.
It tastes like it came straight out of a pizzeria, but it’s surprisingly easy to make. Even kitchen newbies can pull this one off, no problem.
Here’s another recipe that gives you that epic combo of peaches and blue cheese! This time, they’re served on top of toast.
Here’s what to expect from these sensational treats: crunchy toasted bread topped with blue cheese, honey-soaked peaches, and crisp arugula.
It’s colorful, refreshing, and packed with flavor. The saltiness of the blue cheese contrasts the sweetness of the peaches really well.
The arugula also adds a vegetal crunch, nutrition, and a nice pop of color, to boot.
Besides peaches, another fruit that tastes superb with blue cheese is pears.
The combination of sweet and salty, as well as crunchy and creamy is truly sensational.
In these flatbread bites, your taste buds will be treated to the mouthwatering combo of thinly sliced pears, red onion, and blue cheese crumbles.
They’re also garnished with rosemary for a nice, earthy flavor.
The appetizer is already fabulous as it is, but finish it off with honey and it’ll be a hundred times more delectable.
Here’s another spectacular crostini recipe for you!
For this appetizer, these bite-sized toasts are topped with roasted grapes, whipped blue cheese, and balsamic glaze.
If you’re looking for unique flavors, look no further than these crostini!
The whipped blue cheese is pure genius and the roasted grapes? They’re absolutely to die for.
Together with the sweet glaze, they create the most wonderful symphony of flavors and textures.
Take vegetarian lasagna to a whole new level of awesome with blue cheese! This decadent dish might just convert you into a vegetarian.
This lasagna has layers of flat pasta, garlic and spinach, meaty mushroom sauce, bechamel sauce, and of course, blue cheese crumbles.
It’s so delectable, you won’t even miss the meat. Even the biggest carnivore will have no trouble inhaling this lasagna.
It’s just like your favorite jalapeno poppers, but with blue cheese. This leveled-up version will be your new favorite.
Jalapenos are stuffed with a mixture of creamy blue cheese and crisp, smoky bacon. These boat-looking treats are then baked to perfection.
Once they’re out of the oven, the cheese turns crisp and golden on top. Irresistible is an understatement.
The peppers remain crispy and crunchy. The blue cheese and bacon tone down the heat of the peppers, creating one heck of a bite.
You guys, this is one grilled cheese sandwich of epic proportions. If you think you already have the recipe for the best grilled cheese, think again.
In this sandwich, you’ll get not just cheese and bread, but creamy mashed avocados, sweet roasted tomatoes, and blue cheese crumbles as well.
It’s like all the best fillings came together to make one bombshell sandwich!
Tender and juicy chicken, crispy and smoky bacon, and salty and creamy blue cheese are all wrapped in a soft flour tortilla. I’m already hungry.
The wraps also feature basil for flavor and color and an ultra-creamy ranch dressing for moisture.
The recipe only calls for 10 minutes of prep time, but the result doesn’t taste like it. They’re the perfect solution to busy weeknights.
Take the classic ham and cheese sandwich to the next level!
All you’ll need is to use high-quality ingredients and swap American cheese with blue cheese.
Loaded with thinly sliced honey ham, crispy bacon, blue cheese, arugula, and mayo, this sandwich is the perfect way to get you pumped in the morning.
Any type of sandwich bread works, but try potato bread for a wonderfully lighter, more airy texture.
I’m super obsessed with the combination of sweet and salty, so this ham, apple, and blue cheese wrap is a sure win for me.
These wraps are filled with sweet ham, apple slices, spinach, onions, and blue cheese crumbles.
The ingredients aren’t what you’ll normally see in tortilla wraps, but trust me, they’re amazing.
Regular flour tortillas work, but for an extra special touch, try spinach herb wraps.
Apart from the nutrition, they also give these delights a nice tint of green.
My mind is already going crazy just by the thought of this dish. It’s rich, creamy, and hearty. In short, it’s everything I crave in pasta!
It’s so much more than your average alfredo or carbonara. This one is loaded with blue cheese crumbles, too, because why not?
It’s definitely sinful, but come on, forget the diet for one day! You’ll also need to feed your soul once in a while.
As a fan of coleslaw, I know that even the most basic recipe is already flawless. It’s creamy, crunchy, refreshing, and just purely fantastic.
You’ll think it couldn’t possibly get any better, but it does.
This recipe takes the already perfect side dish into an even more jaw-dropping and mouthwatering treat.
The secret, as you may have guessed, is blue cheese. Adding crumbles of this phenomenal cheese makes coleslaw 10 times more delightful.
Any salad with watermelon in it, and I’m game. Add blue cheese into the picture and I’m all in.
Sweet and juicy watermelon is paired with salty and creamy blue cheese. If you think there’s nothing special about this tandem, you’re mistaken.
The sweet and salty contrast is on point, and the texture combination is just divine.
Throw in slices of red onions, arugula, pecans, and a champagne dressing into the mix, and you’ll get one of the most epic summer salads your tastebuds will ever come across.
In this recipe, you’ll experience the greatness that is the combination of juicy blueberries, crunchy glazed walnuts, sweet pears, and creamy blue cheese crumbles.
If you’ve never had glazed walnuts before, consider it as a sign to try them.
Coated with a blend of honey, cinnamon, and orange zest, these walnuts are phenomenal, to say the least.
The dressing is made with blueberries, mustard, and brown sugar, creating a sweet and creamy sauce that enhances the flavors of each salad component beautifully.
This three-ingredient, three-step recipe is the perfect appetizer for a spontaneous get-together.
These mini-peppers are so adorable and delicious, your friends won’t even notice they only took you less than 30 minutes to make.
Mini-sweet peppers are filled with blue cheese crumbles, baked to perfection, and finished off with hot sauce.
Sweet, creamy, salty, spicy – every bite is full of all these amazing flavors!
The thought of asparagus may not excite you, but this dish definitely will.
If you’re looking for elements that will bring boring vegetables to life, nothing beats blue cheese and bacon.
Roasted asparagus spears are topped with blue cheese and bacon and baked to perfection. The flavor and texture combinations are so spot on!
26. Pea Salad
Peas on their own aren’t appetizing, but turn them into a salad and watch it disappear in minutes.
This pea salad is loaded with bacon and blue cheese and is tossed in mayonnaise and dill.
Sweet and starchy peas plus salty and creamy blue cheese plus smoky and crispy bacon equals one stunning summer salad.
It’s simple but sensational at the same time.
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