Pesto Buttermilk Dressing

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


1-3/4 cups

Updated: Sep. 25, 2022
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
Pesto Buttermilk Dressing Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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 zest
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Place all ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Refrigerate 1 hour. Just before serving, shake dressing again.

Nutrition 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.