Creamy Dill Salad Dressing

It's zesty. It's perky. It's dill and it's creamy. I got dill in my farmshare haul the other week and it really wanted to be salad dressing. Start with a good pile of dill. This was like two tablespoons. Keep it green and bright and fresh with some parsley. This is like one tablespoon. Make it creamy. A quarter cup of mayo (I used vegenaise) and a quarter cup of buttermilk. I keep my buttermilk frozen in cubes. Make it tangy with a splash of red wine vinegar. Maybe a teaspoon. Add salt (just a pinch) and black pepper (two pinches). Add a small garlic clove, if you're feeling it. Whirr until it's blended together, or shake vigorously. Put it in a jar in the fridge. This was so flavorful that it worked very well on simple salads. This one here is just tomatoes and lettuce. This recipe is cross-posted at Saturday’s Mouse, where I’m working on making food out of food.   Creamy Dill Salad Dressing Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise or vegenaise
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Instructions Put it all together in a jar and shake. The fresh herbs really make a difference here. Details
  • Prep time: 5 mins
  • Total time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings