Pesto Buttermilk Dressing Recipe
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Pesto Buttermilk Dressing Recipe

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A good dressing is hard to beat; a great one is brilliant. We love a tangy blend of buttermilk and Greek yogurt. —Liz Bellville, Jacksonville, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 14 servings


  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 50 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 165mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.


  1. Place all ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Refrigerate 1 hour. Just before serving, shake dressing again. Yield: 1-3/4 cups.
Originally published as Pesto Buttermilk Dressing in Taste of Home November 2014, p79

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rwippel User ID: 4262008 214071
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2014

"This reminded me of a pesto ranch, except the fat-free greek yogurt made it low in fat and calories. I really enjoyed this dressing, especially with the rainbow veggie salad."

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