Basic Buttermilk Salad Dressing Recipe

When serving salad to a crowd, this easy recipe comes in handy. It make a full quart of creamy, delicious dressing to toss with favorite greens and veggies.

Basic Buttermilk Salad Dressing Recipe
Photo by Taste of Home©

Yield: 4 cups or 32 Servings


  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

In a large bowl, whisk all ingredients until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Nutritional Facts
2 tablespoons equals 107 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 151 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Originally published as Buttermilk Salad Dressing in Taste of Home April/May 2008, p49