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Buttermilk Dressing - This Honest Food

Buttermilk Herb Dressing

  • Author: This Honest Food
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: about 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Dressing
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Creamy, herby, tangy buttermilk dressing comes together in just a few minutes, with a few simple ingredients. Gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free.




  • 1 cup full fat buttermilk⠀
  • 1 cup full fat sour cream⠀
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider or white vinegar⠀
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh dill⠀
  • 1/2 tsp chopped fresh thyme leaves⠀
  • 1 tbsp. minced fresh flat leaf (Italian) parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced⠀
  • zest from 1 lemon⠀(optional)
  • 1/4 tsp gray sea salt⠀
  • 1/4 tsp freshly cracked black pepper⠀


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together buttermilk, sour cream, oil, vinegar, dill, thyme, parsley, garlic, zest, salt, and pepper until well combined. Season with additional salt or herbs to taste.⠀
  2. Transfer dressing to a glass bottle or jar. Cover and refrigerate up to 7 days.

Keywords: salad dressing, buttermilk dressing