Any recommendations for a good creamy salad dressing?

miss kitty


Margie January 4, 2014
Blue cheese: good cheese, mayo, lemon juice, salt, pepper and milk to make it the right consistency.
pierino December 31, 2013
Ranch dressing is a classic. And easy. Equal parts mayonnaise and buttermilk. Finish with fresh herbs. I once met the guy who invented it, Steve Henson of Hidden Valley Ranch. He gave me a souvenir pen but wouldn't give up his recipe.
Stephanie G. December 31, 2013
sometimes I add yogurt or creme fraiche to a simple vinaigrette.
healthierkitchen December 31, 2013
this one is a little different and very tangy and good:
Pegeen December 31, 2013
p.s. In case it's helpful:
Greens with sturdy leaves - like romaine, iceberg, kale, etc. - hold up a little better to these creamy dressings compared to varieties like arugula, raddichio, etc., which get kind of drowned by a creamy dressing.
Pegeen December 31, 2013
Not sure what your salad ingredients are, so some of the herbs might not be a good fit (or swap them out with something else?)

Basil Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing (you could sub out some of the acid in this for more cream, sour cream or creme fraiche)

Thousand Island (just extract it from the recipe - it would work fine on salad)

HalfPint December 31, 2013
I sort of learned this from The Homesick Texan, Lisa Fain:

Take 1 cup of buttermilk and blend with 1/3-1/2 cup sour cream or Greek-style yogurt,~1-2 tb mayo (optional), and a bunch of fresh herbs like parsley, chives, thyme, & some jalapenos. Blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. It's a creamy tangy dressing and I love it with crispy lettuces like iceberg and romaine.
Kate December 31, 2013

Sam1148 December 30, 2013
Look up recipes for green goddess. Also any blue cheese based creamy dressing.
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