Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

10 mins
Vadim Rachok
05.03.2024
19.03.2024
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Why settle for a bland and generic store-bought blue cheese dressing when you can easily whip up a creamy and flavorful version at home? With just a few simple ingredients and a couple of minutes of your time, you’ll have a delectable dressing that puts the bottled stuff to shame. Plus, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing exactly what’s in your dressing and the ability to adjust the flavors to your liking. So why not give it a try? The cheese dressing, also known as bleu cheese dressing, is a commonly used dressing for salads and as a dip. Every cook has their unique recipe, but the most common ingredients include blue cheese, buttermilk, mayonnaise, sour cream, milk, vinegar, and a combination of simple seasonings that enhance its flavor.

Why settle for anything less than the best when it comes to dressing up your salads and appetizers? This homemade blue cheese dressing recipe offers a burst of rich, tangy flavor that simply can't be matched by store-bought versions. By making it yourself, you have complete control over the ingredients and can tailor the dressing to suit your taste preferences perfectly. Say goodbye to bland salads and hello to a world of creamy, indulgent goodness with this easy-to-make dressing!

How to Make Blue Cheese Dressing

Creating this easy blue cheese dressing at home is simple. Follow the step-by-step recipe below for the best results.

Mix the blue cheese and buttermilk together until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.

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How to Use Blue Cheese Dressing

Blue cheese dressing is a well-liked option for dressing salads, dipping chicken wings or crudites, and spreading on sandwiches or burgers as a condiment. However, you can also utilize your homemade blue cheese dressing as an ingredient! We have compiled a list of our most tempting recipes that require store-bought or homemade blue cheese dressing.

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  1. Buffalo Chicken Lasagna
  2. Bobbe’s Super Cheesy Pasta
  3. Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Mushrooms

How to Store Blue Cheese Dressing

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Store homemade blue cheese dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator for five to seven days as it won’t last as long as store-bought dressing.

A quite healthy sauce for salads or fish. Thanks to the cheese and sour cream, it has a decent protein and fat content, which promotes satiety, so by dressing even a very light vegetable salad with such a sauce, you can not worry about getting hungry (which is especially important on a weight loss program). Additionally, thanks to the buttermilk, the sauce enriches the body with probiotics, which promotes the health of the gastrointestinal tract and excellent digestion.

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Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe
Author:Vadim Rachok
Category:Cream Sauces
Perfect your salad with this rich homemade blue cheese dressing recipe. It has a nicely balanced flavor and a deliciously creamy, chunky texture.
Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
6
Ingredients will need
2 ½ ounces blue cheese
3 tablespoons buttermilk
3 tablespoons sour cream
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
¼ teaspoon sugar
⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
salt and freshly ground black pepper
Let’s start !
1

1 In a small bowl, mix blue cheese and buttermilk until it resembles cottage cheese.

2

2 Blend sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, and garlic powder. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

3

3 Enjoy!

Nutrition Information
Servings Per Recipe: 6 Calories: 93
% Daily Value *
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g11%
Saturated Fat 4g19%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 251mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 1g0%
Total Sugars 1g 
Protein 3g 
Vitamin C 0mg1%
Calcium 80mg6%
Iron 0mg1%
Potassium 53mg1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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For an extra creamy texture and even distribution of blue cheese flavor throughout your dressing, try using a food processor or blender to mix the ingredients. This will help break down the blue cheese into smaller bits, resulting in a smoother consistency. Additionally, if you prefer a thicker dressing, you can adjust the ratio of mayonnaise to buttermilk or sour cream. Experiment with different combinations until you find the perfect balance of creaminess and tanginess that suits your palate. And don't forget to taste as you go to ensure the flavors are just right!

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