Bacon Buttermilk Dressing for Spinach Salad

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This dressing is to die for! Serve on fresh baby spinach or add mushrooms and/or thinly sliced red onion rings. This makes 2 cups of dressing but is easily halved. Adapted from The New Basics Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute the bacon until crisp and drain on paper towels. Set aside.
  2. Mix together the remaining ingredients, then add the bacon.
  3. Refrigerate at least an hour or up to 8 hours, stirring before serving.


Most Helpful

This was very good dressing. I made 1/2 the recipe - very easy to reduce - but I didn't change a thing. Very fresh and just as good as you would want a Ranch style dressing to be. Thanks!

Kellymike June 30, 2008

Of course, 5 stars! It's a wonderful dressing; served over baby spinach with red onion slices. This would be great on lettuce-tomato salad or over just sliced tomatoes. Thanks, Jo, it's a winner!

Caroline Cooks October 09, 2007

This is wonderful! So quick and easy. I made the bacon in the microwave and mixed the other ingredients while it was cooking. Total time--10 minutes, tops. I haven't tasted it on the salad yet (will be using with baby spinach) but I'm sure it will be just as fabulous. Thanks so much for posting!

lucid501 April 15, 2007

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