Creamy Buttermilk Dressing

Creamy Buttermilk Dressing

"This thick ranch-like dressing doesn't taste light. I used it to prepare a cold chicken and pasta salad. After trying it, a friend begged me for the recipe. --Emily Hockett of Federal Way, Washington"
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5 m servings
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  1. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor; cover and process until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

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  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (2 tablespoons) equals 64 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 206 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.

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Wonderful dressing! It's thick and rich tasting, all while using light ingredients! So, if you're looking for a lot of flavor with out a lot of fat - this dressing is for you! I even got away wi...

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Nice base recipe--I think it could use more "oomph". I know it's not a ranch dressing but it would be a nice base to start with if you wanted to make this into a ranch dressing. Next time, I thi...

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Wonderful dressing! It's thick and rich tasting, all while using light ingredients! So, if you're looking for a lot of flavor with out a lot of fat - this dressing is for you! I even got away wi...

Decent enough salad dressing, but a little boring both in taste and appearance, and a little thick. I added extra buttermilk to thin it a bit. Then, after blending the dressing, I stirred in som...

Love it! It's delish. I used Smart Balance Light Mayo, fat free sour cream, added more buttermilk, upped the spices (except no salt), added parsley & chives. Thanks so much for a wonderful dress...

Nice base recipe--I think it could use more "oomph". I know it's not a ranch dressing but it would be a nice base to start with if you wanted to make this into a ranch dressing. Next time, I thi...

"This thick ranch-like dressing doesn't taste light" - no kidding! Wow, this is delicious!! Easily as good as my favorite Ranch dressing, with half the fat and cals. I'll never it buy it again. ...

WOW... this was SO delicious. I had a friend over for lunch today and wanted to show her how easy it was to make your own dressing. Boy, did I pick the right recipe! I am so impressed, as it ...

This dressing is so easy and tastes very much like the name brand Ranch from the store, but made with things that are in most everyone's kitchen! Very Good! It's no wonder everyone wanted a co...

I have made this twice. My husband just loves this recipe. I use it for all kinds of salads. Especially good on Lettuce Wedge and a Cucumber Salad. Will be making this again and again. Thank...

I love that this doesn't use dill as I'm not a fan. This was so quick & easy to throw together. I'm using this as a dip for veggies so I skipped the buttermilk & just used equal amts of mayo & s...

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