Lemon Dill Buttermilk Dressing

This lemon dill buttermilk dressing was originally created to cool the heat of Nashville Hot Chicken, but it's a lovely light dressing for greens as well.

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Ingredients for Lemon Dill Buttermilk Dressing with a zester and spatula on a blue marble surface. Salad greens dressed on an oval plate with an open jar of lemon dill buttermilk dressing, a halved lemon and some fresh dill on a blue marble counter.

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Lemon-Dill Buttermilk Dressing

  • Prep Time: 5 m
  • Cook Time: 5 m
  • Total Time: 10 m
  • Servings:


  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (or sour cream)
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped dill
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine buttermilk, Greek yogurt (or sour cream), lemon zest and lemon juice in a bowl. Whisk together until smooth.

  2. Stir in fresh the chopped fresh dill and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

  3. Serve over greens or as a cooling sauce for spicy Nashville Hot Chicken.

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  1. I always follow you in your show here in U tube .i like your way to teach the easy way of your food but super delicious .
    Thanks and more powerful to your show and your book recipe.

  2. I’m going to make this as it sounds delish. I get yoghurt from a dairy farm locally so should be really yummy in this. Plus I love dill! Thx Meredith. Enjoy watching you cook.

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