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Basil Buttermilk Dressing

Basil Buttermilk Dressing

Serves: 8

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1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
10 large basil leaves
1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley leaves, chopped
5 scallions, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Basil Buttermilk Dressing


In a blender or food processor, combine all of the ingredients. Blend until smooth.

Season to taste with additional salt and pepper. Serve.

Photo Credit: Whitney

About the recipe

Our buttermilk dressing is a close facsimile for ranch dressing, but brightened up by the addition of fresh herbs. Try it with grilled chicken and fish or as a dipping sauce for Buffalo wings.