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Creamy Pesto Salad Dressing

by Laura

When thinking about salad week, I was contemplating it would be yummy to have some kind of creamy pesto salad dressing. It would be great to top a Italian style salad.  As a result, this is the recipe I came up with.  

I placed it on a salad that included Italian blend salad mix. There was also chunks of mozzarella, artichoke hearts from a can, strips of salami, olives, tomatoes, and peppers.  It was delish!  If you love pesto, you will love this creamy dressing.

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Creamy Pesto Salad Dressing


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 Tbsp prepared pesto
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together all of the above ingredients.
  2. Place in the refrigerator and allow to sit for at least one hour for flavors to develop.
  3. Serve over salad.
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3 comments

Jenny Layton February 17, 2013 - 11:37 pm

Can’t wait to try this dressing! I picked up your card at the BYB conference this weekend. Love your blog! It’s making me hungry!

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[email protected] May 15, 2012 - 12:04 pm

Very enticing and healthy salad. The creamy dressing… Oh! I’ve ran out of words to describe it. I just want to make my own and enjoy it! Yum! =)

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Heather of Kitchen Concoctions May 15, 2012 - 10:20 am

I swear Laura, sometimes I wonder if we share the same brain! I totally had a salad week planned for this week too but moved it to next week because I had too many other blog posts I had to get shared this week! This salad dressing sounds delish! And this is perfect timing because I just made a big batch of homemade pesto yesterday!

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