How do you wedge iceberg lettuce?


  1. Cut lettuce into quarters. Carefully separate the leaves and rinse thoroughly. Pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Arrange one wedge on each of four plates. Drizzle dressing over each wedge. Sprinkle with diced tomatoes and crumbled bacon.
  3. Sprinkle each wedge with salt and pepper.

What is a iceberg wedge?

A cold wedge of iceberg lettuce topped with a homemade creamy blue cheese dressing, bacon crumbles, diced tomato and chives. Perfect as a side dish for any meal or as a lunch!

Who invented the iceberg wedge salad?

Wedge salads have been found to date back to 1916 in a book called “Salads, Sandwiches & Chafing dish Recipes” by Marion Harris Neil. But their popularity surged in the late 50’s and early 60’s.

What is the lettuce wedge for at Miller and Carter?

We were told that the lettuce wedge – literally a massive wedge of lettuce – usually arrives three or so minutes before the steak, giving you a chance to cleanse your palate. Don’t worry, it’s not just lettuce – there’s a choice of dressings, from garlic mayo and Parmesan to bacon and honey mustard.

How do you make a lettuce wedge salad?


  1. Remove stem from the head of iceberg lettuce. Cut the lettuce head into four equal wedges.
  2. Cook bacon until crispy, and crumble once cool enough to handle.
  3. Drizzle creamy blue cheese dressing on top of each lettuce wedge.
  4. Top each wedge with tomato, red onion, crumbled bacon and blue cheese crumbles.

Why are wedge salads so expensive?

“The surrounding ingredients of a wedge salad are very expensive,” says Couper. “We typically use two types of blue cheese that are not inexpensive. Plus, we use hand-cut Nueske’s bacon that we fry to order, and that’s not cheap.”

What kind of steak do you use for wedge salad?

Ribeye Steak
Wedge Salad is a throwback to your favorite steakhouse meals best served with Perfect Ribeye Steak or Steak Diane and Creamed Spinach.

Why is wedge salad so expensive?

What is the origin of the wedge salad?

It Started in Ancient Egypt. The origins of iceberg lettuce and wedge salad history go back to ancient times. Food historians believe Egyptians were the first to cultivate lettuce. They developed the plant, grown for its oil-producing seeds, into a table food highly valued for its succulent leaves.

How do you eat a lettuce wedge?

First, put the tines of the fork in the center of the wedge. Next, use a knife to cut off ONE piece of the lettuce wedge. Then, take it one bite at a time. That part is hard for me, but if you want to keep it a wedge salad, be patient, and don’t chop it all apart!

Why do Miller and Carter ring the bell?

Any of you wondered why we ring the bell in our restaurant? Next time you are dining with us, ask your server to ring the bell to let our chefs know how much you enjoyed your meal!

What is a wedge salad made of?

iceberg lettuce
What is a wedge salad? This simple salad is a wedge (one-quarter head) of iceberg lettuce. It’s usually topped with blue cheese dressing, crispy bacon, and blue cheese crumbles. You can add other toppings to your liking including red onion, tomato, and avocado.