Roasted Garlic and Buttermilk Salad Dressing

Total Time
5 mins
45 mins

Pour this rich dressing over wedges of crisp iceberg lettuce or quartered heads of romaine for a wonderful salad.

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  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Cut top 1/2 inch off heads of garlic, exposing cloves.
  3. Place each on square of foil.
  4. Drizzle with oil, then enclose in foil.
  5. Place on oven rack; bake until garlic is tender, about 45 minutes.
  6. Open foil; cool garlic slightly.
  7. Hold 1 head of garlic, cut side down, over medium bowl and squeeze, releasing roasted garlic pulp into bowl.
  8. Repeat with remaining garlic.
  9. Mash until smooth.
  10. Whisk in mayonnaise, buttermilk, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce.
  11. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  12. Cover and chill until ready to use, up to 2 days.