Wildfire Blue and Berry-Glazed Salmon Salad

Wisconsin Cheese Wildfire Blue and Berry-Glazed Salmon Salad  Recipe
Active Time
35 Minutes


Roasted Blueberry Vinaigrette:



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


Roasted Blueberry Vinaigrette:

  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Line a 17 x 12-inch baking pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Drizzle blueberries with 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons honey on prepared pan; toss to coat. Arrange blueberries in a single layer. Sprinkle with lemon zest. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until juices are slightly thickened and blueberries start to burst, stirring once. Cool completely.
  3. Place the blueberries, lemon juice, champagne vinegar and remaining honey into a food processor; cover and process until mixture is combined. While processing, slowly drizzle in remaining olive oil until blended. Season with salt and pepper.


  1. Grease grill grate. Heat grill to medium.
  2. Thinly slice zucchini into ribbons with a mandoline slicer or vegetable peeler. Combine zucchini and arugula in a large bowl.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon vinaigrette on each salmon fillet; season with salt and pepper. Place salmon skin side down on grill grate. Grill salmon, covered, over medium heat for 10-12 minutes or until fish flakes easily. Transfer salmon to a cutting board; remove skin.
  4. Toss the zucchini mixture with remaining vinaigrette; season with salt and pepper. Divide salad mix into four serving bowls. Layer with the berries, onion, walnuts and bacon. Top with salmon. Sprinkle with blue cheese. Garnish with mint.

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.

Experience this celebrated award-winning blue with fiery heat! It’s a delectable symphony of mild blue notes dotted with peperoncini peppers throughout the blue veining for a spicy finish. The cheese is aged for at least three months and has a soft, crumbly texture. Pair it with a drizzle of warm honey for a sweet-spicy treat.

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