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Blue cheese dressing in a small bowl next to salad

Tangy Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing

Homemade blue cheese dressing is so easy to make, and it's totally rich, creamy, and loaded with blue cheese crumbles. Perfect on lettuce wedges, with chicken wings, or just about any savory dish, it only takes about 5 minutes to make this recipe.
Course Condiment, Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Keyword 10-minute, no cooking, sauce recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 97kcal


  • Medium bowl
  • Whisk


  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 ½ teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 pinch sugar of choice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • ½ cup blue cheese crumbles or ⅔ cup for a very chunky dressing


  • In medium bowl, whisk together buttermilk, sour cream, mayonnaise, white wine vinegar, sugar, garlic powder, salt, and pepper until completely smooth.
  • Once smooth, stir in blue cheese crumbles. Add more buttermilk to thin to desired consistency. Serve immediately or refrigerate until chilled.
    Blue cheese dressing in small bowl


  • Storage: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Dressing will keep up to one week.
Recipe yields approximately 8 servings. Actual number of servings will depend on your preferred portion sizes.
Nutritional values shown are general guidelines and reflect information for 1 serving out of 8 using the ingredients listed. Actual macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands and types of ingredients used.
To determine the weight of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed. Weigh the finished recipe, then divide the weight of the finished recipe (not including the weight of the container the food is in) by 8. Result will be the weight of one serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 126IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg