Lowfat Ranch Dressing with Herbs
3/4 cup well-shaken low-fat (1 1/2%) buttermilk
2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
2 tablespoons nonfat sour cream
1 tablespoon packed fresh basil leaves, minced
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon sugar
Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. Add salt and pepper to
taste . Dressing keeps, covered and chilled, 1 week. Serve with shellfish salad, soft
lettuce, or salmon salad.
Makes about 1 cup.
One tablespoon about 11.5 calories and 0.35 grams fat.