Buttermilk Dressing

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 cup
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Ingredients

5 tablespoons buttermilk

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup sour cream

2 tablespoons minced green onion tops

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

1/4 teaspoon Emeril's Essence Creole Seasoning, recipe follows, optional

Emeril's ESSENCE Creole Seasoning

2 1/2 tablespoons paprika

2 tablespoons salt

2 tablespoons garlic powder

1 tablespoon black pepper

1 tablespoon onion powder

1 tablespoon cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon dried oregano

1 tablespoon dried thyme

Directions

  1. Whisk the buttermilk, mayonnaise, sour cream, minced green onion tops, lemon juice, minced garlic, lemon zest, salt, pepper, and Creole seasoning, if using, together in a nonreactive mixing bowl. Use the dressing immediately, or store in a covered nonreactive container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Emeril's ESSENCE Creole Seasoning

Yield: 2/3 cup
  1. Combine all ingredients thoroughly.
  2. Recipe from "New New Orleans Cooking", by Emeril Lagasse and Jessie Tirsch, published by William Morrow, 1993.

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