Buttermilk Dressing

MAKES: 1-1/4 CUPS
PREP: 10 MINS
CHILL: 30 MINS

 

 

 

 


Ingredients

3/4 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup mayonnaise, light mayonnaise, or salad dressing

1 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley, crushed

1/4 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon dry mustard

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 clove garlic, minced

Buttermilk (optional)


Directions
  1. In a small bowl stir together the 3/4 cup buttermilk, the mayonnaise, parsley, onion powder, mustard, pepper, and garlic. If necessary, add additional buttermilk until dressing reaches desired consistency.
  2. Cover and chill dressing for 30 minutes before serving. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Stir or shake well before using.
  3. Makes 1-1/4 cups.

From the Test Kitchen

PEPPERCORN-BUTTERMILK DRESSING:

Prepare as above, except omit black pepper and stir in 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper.

BACON-BUTTERMILK DRESSING:

Prepare as above, except cook 4 slices bacon until crisp; drain and crumble, reserving 1 tablespoon bacon drippings. Stir crumbled bacon and bacon drippings into dressing just before serving. Store in refrigerator for up to 3 days. Makes about 1-1/3 cups.


Nutrition Facts (Buttermilk Dressing)

Per serving: 44 kcal , 4 g fat (1 g sat. fat , 3 g polyunsaturated fat , 4 mg chol. , 44 mg sodium , 1 g carb. , 0 g pro.