Herb Buttermilk Dressing

Condiments and Dressings
I don’t know about you but I am just not ready for fall yet.  I love everything about summer: pool time, cookouts, fireflies, drippy ice cream cones, icy cold beverages you get the idea!  I think one of my main loves is fresh fruits and veggies!  I find it hard to make really good meals in the middle of winter because the fruits and veggies are just not at their peak.  I also love I mean love a good salad I could eat them everyday, no joke!  Over the weekend I made some herb compound butter with the leftover herbs I decided to make this dressing.  Don’t get me wrong I make homemade dressing all the time but I have always made vinaigrette.  This was my first time to make a creamy dressing.  Let me tell you it is amazing!!  It made our salad come alive with so much flavor!  Before summer is over you must give this a try I promise you won’t be buying the bottled stuff!  Enjoy! 



1/2 cups mayonnaise
3/4 cups sour cream
1 medium handful chives, torn in half
1 medium handful fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
1 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. lemon juice
2/3 to 1 cup buttermilk
Salt and Pepper to taste
To a blender add the mayonnaise, sour cream, chives, parsley, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and salt and pepper.  Blend until well combined.  Add the buttermilk starting with 2/3 cup and blend adding additional buttermilk to desired consistency – I used 1 cup.  Store the dressing in the refrigerator.

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