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Buttermilk Basil Salad Dressing

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. + chilling

Makes

2 cups

My husband can't eat greasy or spicy foods, and non of us like mayonnaise, so I created this creamy dressing we all enjoy. It gets its pleasant flavor from fresh basil and Parmesan cheese. —Nancy Johnston of San Dimas, California

Ingredients

  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Torn mixed salad greens

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine buttermilk and sour cream. Stir in cheese, basil, onion salt and garlic. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve over salad greens.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 35 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 173mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat.

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