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Creamy Buttermilk Salad Dressing Recipe

Creamy Buttermilk Salad Dressing Recipe

This thick creamy mixture has the flavor of ranch dressing and is a breeze to blend together. Use it to top mixed greens or as a dip for raw vegetables. —Vickie Floden of Story City, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:22 servings


  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) 2% cottage cheese
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • Salad greens and vegetables of your choice


  • 1. In a blender, combine the buttermilk, cottage cheese and salad dressing mix; cover and process for 20 seconds or until smooth.
  • 2. Pour into a small pitcher or bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Stir before serving with salad. Yield: 2-3/4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without greens and vegetables) equals 23 calories, 1 g fat (0.55 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 177 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat-free milk.