Radicchio Blue Cheese Salad

Loaded with nutritious butternut squash, radicchio, walnuts and creamy blue cheese, enjoy this salad as a side with Thanksgiving dinner or as a light lunch. It would be yummy topped with leftover turkey, too!

Wisconsin Cheese Radicchio Blue Cheese Salad Recipe
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Active Time
30 Minutes


Maple-Dijon Dressing:



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Blue can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 425°F. 

Maple-Dijon Dressing:

  1. Whisk the maple syrup, apple cider vinegar and Dijon mustard in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  1. Toss squash with olive oil, salt and pepper on a 15 x 10-inch baking pan. Arrange squash in a single layer. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until tender, turning once. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  2. Place radicchio into a large serving bowl. Toss with dressing. Top with squash, blue cheese and nuts.

Recipe Tip

This recipe uses a creamy blue cheese, but a crumbly version will also work.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Tangy, yet mellow. Award-winning Roth Buttermilk Blue® is a flagship cheese that’s crafted with fresh milk and cellar-aged for the creamiest taste and texture.

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