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Homemade Buttermilk Salad Dressing

 Homemade Buttermilk Salad Dressing
There’s nothing like the flavor of a homemade dressing to enhance any pasta-and-summer-veggies salad. This smooth and delectable version from reader Vivian Haen in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin goes together in no time at all. “It’s so easy and my family has enjoyed it for years,” she says.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • In a small bowl, whisk all ingredients until blended. Serve
  • immediately or refrigerate. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoons equals 41 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fat.