Basil Buttermilk Salad Dressing

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Hey Jude

This is tangy and tastes great on simple green salads. You could also use it as a dip. Makes great use of fresh garden basil. Adapated from Gourmet. Chill time is cook time.

Top Review by LonghornMama

Made with fresh basil from my garden and fresh garlic, this was amazing over a simple green salad with homegrown summer tomatoes from the farmers market. I would make this as needed, unlike most salad dressings, I think this one was best the same day. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mince garlic and mash to a paste with the salt (I used a mortar and pestle).
  2. Whisk together buttermilk, mayo, basil and garlic paste in a small bowl; chill, covered, 1 hour to allow flavors to develop.

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