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Buttermilk Salad Dressing | Mommy's Home Cooking

Buttermilk Salad Dressing

This Buttermilk Salad Dressing is quick, simple, creamy and epically delicious!! Perfect to dress coleslaw, mixed greens, cold pasta salads, steamed broccoli or asparagus spears, as a dip for crunchy vegetables, chips, or sweet potato fries. So much better than any store-bought dressing. 
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword buttermilk, dressing, salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings - 2 1/2 cups of dressing
Calories 220kcal
Author Oriana Romero


  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons sugar


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until well combined. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  • Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.


If consistency is too thick, thin out dressing with a splash of additional buttermilk.
Use eggless mayo if you are egg intolerant or allergic. 
5 Twists You Can Apply to This Recipe:
  • Blue Cheese: Add 2 ounces crumbled blue cheese.
  • Greek: Add 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese and 1 tablespoon chopped dill.
  • Herbs: Add 3 tablespoons fresh minced parsley and/or cilantro
  • Spicy: Add a tablespoon of hot sauce and/or use cayenne pepper instead of black pepper.
  • Caesar: Add 2 minced garlic cloves and minced anchovy fillets.
If you are looking more salad dressing recipe check out my Raspberry Vinaigrette and Maple Vinaigrette.
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Please note that nutritional information is a rough estimate and it can vary depending on products used.


Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 407mg | Potassium: 57mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 0.1mg