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Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

March/April 2007, The EatingWell Diet (2007)

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Creamy blue cheese dressing is still rich and delicious when you make it with low-fat dairy products and reduced-fat mayonnaise. Choose the tangiest aged blue cheese you can find; its flavor will go a long way.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Yum. Rich and creamy. "
Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

Makes: 1 1/4 cups

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup nonfat buttermilk, or nonfat milk
  • 1/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar, or white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese, (1 ounce)

Preparation

  1. Whisk mayonnaise, buttermilk (or milk), yogurt, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper in a medium bowl until smooth. Add cheese and stir, mashing with a spoon until the cheese is incorporated.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 week. Stir before using.

Nutrition

Per 2-tablespoon serving: 38 calories; 3 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 215 mg sodium; 8 mg potassium.

Exchanges: 1/2 fat



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