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Garlic And Herb Buttermilk Dressing Recipe

Garlic And Herb Buttermilk Dressing

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic-herb-buttermilk-dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 4 hours
Servings 2 ½ cups
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 ½ cups real mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp fresh chives finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves minced garlic Adjust amount to taste
  • 1 Tbsp flat leaf parsley finely chopped
  • 2 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1 ½ tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • tsp dried dill weed or ½ tsp fresh


  • In a medium size mixing bowl, whisk together buttermilk and mayonnaise. Add remaining ingredients and seasonings. Continue to whisk the mixture until the ingredients are fully incorporated and no lumps remain. 
  • Pour into an airtight container and chill for at least 4 hours before serving. Store chilled for up to 5 days.


To make a thicker dressing, decrease the buttermilk by ¼ cup and increase the mayonnaise by ¼ cup.