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Homemade Buttermilk Salad Dressing

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


1-1/2 cups

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.


  • 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


  1. In a small bowl, whisk all ingredients until blended. Serve immediately or refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 41 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.

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