Buttermilk-Pecorino Dressing

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Creamy yet light, thanks to the buttermilk base, this tangy combination of cheese and lemon is great over a chopped salad.


  • ¾ cup low-fat buttermilk

  • ¾ cup finely grated Pecorino Romano cheese

  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon coarse salt


  1. Shake together buttermilk, cheese, yogurt, olive oil, zest, lemon juice, pepper, and salt.

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