Recipes and Cooking Buttermilk Dressing 4.0 (1) Add your rating & review By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 10 mins Chill Time: 30 mins Total Time: 40 mins Yield: 1-1/4 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup buttermilk ½ cup mayonnaise, light mayonnaise, or salad dressing 1 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley, crushed ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon dry mustard ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 clove garlic, minced Buttermilk (optional) Directions In a small bowl stir together the 3/4 cup buttermilk, the mayonnaise, parsley, onion powder, mustard, pepper, and garlic. If necessary, add additional buttermilk until dressing reaches desired consistency. Cover and chill dressing for 30 minutes before serving. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Stir or shake well before using. Makes 1-1/4 cups. Peppercorn-Buttermilk Dressing: Prepare as above, except omit black pepper and stir in 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper. Bacon-Buttermilk Dressing: Prepare as above, except cook 4 slices bacon until crisp; drain and crumble, reserving 1 tablespoon bacon drippings. Stir crumbled bacon and bacon drippings into dressing just before serving. Store in refrigerator for up to 3 days. Makes about 1-1/3 cups. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 44 Calories 4g Fat 1g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 44 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 4mg 1% Sodium 44mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 1g 0% Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Potassium 16mg 0% Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.