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Low Carb Blue Cheese Dressing

Low Carb Blue Cheese Dressing is the recipe you’ve been looking for to make your salad taste amazing.  It’s also the perfect recipe for a dip.

If you’re looking for more salad dressing recipes, Creamy Strawberry Salad Dressing and Honey French Salad Dressing will help you on your journey.

The Best Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe
The Best Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

 

I’ve tried lots of different recipes for Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing.  Most were okay.  Nothing great.  Until this one.

I found this recipe in the cookbook Cooking for Comfort.  Isn’t that perfect?  I think blue cheese dressing is one of the most scrumptious comfort foods.

Now I can’t wait to try the rest of her recipes.  This was the first one I tried, and it was a winner out of the gate.

People either love blue cheese or they hate it.  Since you’re here, I would say you love it.  It really is a dreamy cheese.  I have a blue cheese appetizer recipe that’s the bomb.  I haven’t put it up on the blog yet, but I will soon.

I called my sister to brag that I found another perfect recipe.  (She loves my recipes so much that she tries to pass them off as her own.  You can read more about her sinister side in The Most Delicious Meatloaf Recipe Ever.)  

By the end of the conversation, my sister had to go because she was craving chicken wings with this easy blue cheese dressing.

Don’t you hate when you talk on the phone and someone mentions some type of food and then for the rest of the day you’re craving it?  Happens to me all the time.

This recipe is going to be one of your “famous” ones.  The one thing everyone asks you to bring.  The best part about this recipe is how easy it is to make.

You might not be a great cook.  With this recipe – you don’t have to be.  Wedge salad?  No problem.  Baked chicken wings and blue cheese dip?  Easy peasy.

Have you been asked to bring something to a gathering?  Simple, put together a vegetable platter with blue cheese dip.

One great recipe in your arsenal can change everyone’s thoughts about your cooking skill level.  I think it’s the simple recipes that are the best.

I don’t have the patience to make difficult dishes, and I’m guessing you don’t either.

If you’re on a low carb or keto diet, this recipe is perfect for you.

I saw a chef interviewed one time and he said that he’s invited to potlucks all the time.  The one dish everyone asks him to bring is his Caesar’s Salad.  He said that he’s known throughout the world – but that’s the recipe everyone wants.

That chef I mentioned is Michael Smith.  He’s dreamy.  And he can cook.  If you’re having a bad day, I would suggest you check out one of his cooking videos out on Amazon.  Here’s one of his cookbooks. 

Age is not important unless you’re a cheese.” – Helen Hayes

Interesting Facts about Blue Cheese 

Blue Cheese Wedge
Blue Cheese Wedge

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Here’s the Low Carb Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe:

Ingredients for Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup sour cream

1/4 cup milk

1/4 teaspoon minced garlic

2 teaspoons red wine vinegar

6-8 tablespoons blue cheese crumbles (depends how strong you like the dressing.  I used 8.  Try the 6 and taste it to see if it’s a strong enough flavor for you.)

Two shakes cayenne pepper

Freshly black ground pepper

How to make Low Carb Blue Cheese Dressing

1) In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, cayenne pepper, and milk until well blended.  Stir in the garlic and red wine vinegar.

2) Add the blue cheese and mix well together.  Season with freshly ground black pepper.

Printable Recipe for Low Carb Blue Cheese Dressing

Yield: 8 servings

Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

The Best Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

Low Carb Blue Cheese Salad Dressing is the recipe you've been looking for to make your salad taste amazing.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 6-8 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • Two shakes cayenne pepper
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, cayenne pepper, and milk until well blended. Stir in the garlic and red wine vinegar.
  2. Add the blue cheese to the bowl and mix well. Season with freshly ground black pepper.

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 293Total Fat 19gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 11gCholesterol 34mgSodium 318mgCarbohydrates 26gFiber 0gSugar 25gProtein 6g

Tips for making Low Carb Blue Cheese Dressing

1) On the original recipe, the author had added a heaping 1/4 cup coarsely chopped toasted walnuts to the dressing.  She thought it added a nice crunch.  I wanted just a regular blue cheese dressing, so I left them out.

2) I found that mincing fresh garlic gave this dressing great flavor.  Try it, you won’t be disappointed.

3) Mix the dressing more if you want a more creamy dressing.

4) You can use hot sauce instead of the cayenne pepper.

5) In a pinch you can use garlic powder instead of minced garlic, but fresh minced garlic is best.

6) You can substitute Greek yogurt for sour cream.

How long does Low Carb Blue Cheese Dressing last in the refrigerator?

While I don’t think this salad dressing will last long in any household, it will keep for 5-7 days in the refrigerator.

We’ve reached the end of Low Carb Blue Cheese Dressing.  I hope you enjoyed it.

Let me know in the comments below how you liked the recipe.

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PLack

Wednesday 7th of July 2021

What are the macros for this dressing?

Chris

Sunday 13th of December 2020

Great Recipe! I too made it for Wings and celery, it was way better than I can buy.

Kelly

Wednesday 16th of December 2020

Hello Chris! I'm so glad you liked the recipe. Thanks for letting me know. Kelly

Deb

Monday 7th of December 2020

Omg this was outstanding. I made it for a dip for wings . Love it

Kelly

Tuesday 8th of December 2020

I'm so glad you loved it! Thank you for letting me know. Kelly

Joan L Worden

Tuesday 17th of November 2020

I made this tonight with buttermilk instead of sour cream and it's awesome!

Kelly

Wednesday 18th of November 2020

I'm so glad you liked it Joan! Thanks for letting me know.

Candace

Tuesday 20th of October 2020

Teaspoons or tablespoons of blue cheese? One place said tablespoons but the ‘recipe’ said teaspoons?!?!

Kelly

Wednesday 21st of October 2020

Oh my gosh Candace! I'm so sorry about that. It's tablespoons. I changed the recipe card. Thanks for pointing that out! Kelly

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