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Recipe For Buttermilk Lemon Dressing. With both lemon zest and juice this bright tangy lemon buttermilk dressing is a perfect accompaniment to a plate full of spring greens. Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk well.
This buttermilk salad dressing is a staple in our home especially during the summer months when we crave something light and fresh tasting. Mayonnaise gives the dressing body and buttermilk lends its signature tanginess while a little fresh lemon juice adds a sunny note. We add garlic and chopped chives for a ranch like flavor but if you want to go even more in that direction add finely chopped scallions basil and parsley.
Using the smallest holes of a box grater remove zest from 1 lemon.
The dressing will keep well in the refrigerator for 3 4 days. Along with the buttermilk lemon zest and juice add a citrusy pucker. A light creamy and healthy buttermilk dressing perfectly balances a crisp green salad. Mayonnaise gives the dressing body and buttermilk lends its signature tanginess while a little fresh lemon juice adds a sunny note.