Homemade Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing

Sunday, June 7, 2020
If you love blue cheese dressing on salads as a dipping sauce for wings or even slathered on a grilled filet mignon to make a crusted topping, you just hit the jackpots of the best ever recipe for all of them!

This salad dressing is so easy to make and better than any store-bought that I ever had.

I love that you can adjust the flavor to more or less what you prefer.

I am a big fan of chunky style blue cheese and Danish is my favorite kind of cheese I use in particular and normally more than less!

I also love freshly grated black pepper so I always add more on top of my salad, this recipe is adaptable to whatever you want to add more to your taste.

This blue cheese dressing is great for dipping vegetables in and a great party appetizer and I have 15 other suggestions that await you below!

Once you try this homemade recipe, you will never want store-bought again, it's just that addicting and delicious!

I use it on my Pulled Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, of course as a dip for my favorite Chicken Wing Recipe, in my Loaded Buffalo Potato Dip and even topping my favorite Burger Recipe!

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this is a pitcher made of glass filled with  homemade buttermilk blue cheese dressing with crumbles on top. It's on a cutting board with lettuce tomatoes and carrots for salad

The Most Versatile Dressing Ever!

I use this dressing for just about everything from salads, dips, casseroles and so much more.

This is so versatile but it seriously compliments any food you make or even sandwich.

Topping burger or dipping fries, this is an addicting delicious homemade easy dressing everyone who loves blue cheese will flip over.

Don't forget to see all my fabulous suggestions on what else to use this wonderful dressing on!

Check out my delicious ideas below.

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Ingredients You Will Need:

  • chunky Danish blue cheese ( I love blue cheese the more the merrier for me)
  • mayonnaise
  • sour cream
  • buttermilk
  • finely chopped fresh dill or use dried if you can't find it
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • granulated garlic powder
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • freshly cracked ground black pepper to taste
  • a few twists of salt to taste ( I use ground sea salt or ground pink Himalayan

these are the ingredients to make buttermilk homemade blue cheese dressing

15 Ways To Use Blue Cheese Dressing Ideas

  • Topping Steaks, Chicken, Burgers, Pork chops
  • As a dip with fresh vegetables and chicken wings
  • On top of your favorite salad greens
  • Inside your favorite casseroles and baked dips
  • On baked potatoes with hot sauce and blue cheese dressing, dipping your fries in it, added to potato salad for extra flavor or added mashed potatoes instead of milk
  • Drizzled over fried or roasted cauliflower or another fried appetizer vegetable
  • Drizzled over buffalo style pizza slices
  • A dip for pretzels
  • Use instead of mayonnaise on any sandwich
  • Added to coleslaw
  • For dipping fried or raw seafood and 
  • Drizzled on fish or regular tacos
  • Over steamed broccoli and sliced steamed brussels sprouts
  • Tossed in with your favorite pasta as a side dish
  • Basting any meats you bake in the oven and perfect on boneless chicken

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A Very Popular Dressing

Blue cheese dressing is a staple condiment in the United States on chicken wings and has been popular since its origins in the early 20th century.

Whether or not you’ve even ever had it before, if you're a blue cheese fan, this will win you over for sure!

It has a wonderfully creamy texture and exquisite balance of flavors so if you are a big fan of this, you're in for an addicting journey!

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Homemade Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing

Homemade Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing

This blue cheese dressing is great for salads, dips, and even a great crusted topping steaks. Thick and full of Danish blue cheese chunks with a hint of herbs and freshly ground black pepper it's the best dressing for any blue cheese lover.


  • 3 ounces or more chunky Danish blue cheese ( I love blue cheese the more the merrier for me)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh dill or use dried if you can't find it
  • dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • freshly cracked ground black pepper to taste
  • a few twists of salt to taste ( I use ground sea salt or ground pink Himalayan)
  • Note: I like to add more danish blue cheese for sprinkling on top when serving on salads and dips
  • Optional herbs for garnish: 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley, a teaspoon freshly chopped chives


  1. In a medium bowl whisk in mayonnaise, sour cream, buttermilk, dash off Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice until a smooth.
  2. Fold in chunks of blue cheese.
  3. Season with garlic powder, dill, salt, pepper to taste.
  4. I like it chilled at least 2 to 3 hours before serving to meld the flavors.
  5. Note: If using as a dip I add more blue cheese on top or on top of my salad after I drizzle it on.
  6. Serve as a dip for chicken wings and vegetables or chips and of course its a perfect salad dressing and see my 14 different optional use for this marvelous salad dressing in the post above!
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  1. I love blue cheese dressing! I feel like I could drink at least half jar and use the rest for my salad LOL

  2. Looks like a good version of this tasty dressing.

  3. My favorite dressing of all time! I prefer homemade over the ready-made jarred dressings any day!


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