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Lemon Dill Buttermilk Dressing in jars with a halved lemon and some fresh dill on a blue marble counter.
Lemon-Dill Buttermilk Dressing
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
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.
Course: Salads, Sauces
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegetarian, Sauces, Make Ahead
Servings: 16
Calories: 19 kcal
  • 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.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon-Dill Buttermilk Dressing
Amount Per Serving (2 Tbsp)
Calories 19 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 20mg1%
Potassium 47mg1%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 33mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.