All-American Salad with Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing

"The parmesan peppercorn dressing has a zip to it. I love tossing it in fresh picked greens from the backyard!" - Jordan

Wisconsin Cheese All-American Salad with Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing Recipe
Active Time
30 Minutes


Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing:

All-American Salad:


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


Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing:

  1. Whisk sour cream and buttermilk until smooth. Stir in the parmesan, chives, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and salt. Season with pepper to taste. Set aside.

All-American Salad:

  1. Toss the lettuce, tomatoes, red bell peppers, green onions, bacon, parsley and chives in large salad bowl. Drizzle with reserved dressing. Garnish with shaved parmesan. 

Recipe Tips

  • Make-ahead tip! The dressing can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
  • To make this recipe low carb, use 2 tablespoons of dressing and 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes. Total carbs per serving is 8g.

Cheesemonger Tip

Select for cheesemonger info

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.

Wisconsin leads the production of award-winning parmesan cheese in the U.S. Its buttery, sweet and nutty flavors intensify with age. Grate it, shave it or slice it - serve parmesan on top of soups or in main dishes and everything between.

write a review