Buttermilk-Coconut Dressing

Buttermilk-Coconut Dressing Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Amy Burke


Makes about 1 cup
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes


1 garlic clove
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2/3 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon plus 1 tsp. finely chopped fresh tarragon
1 tablespoon plus 1 tsp. sweetened flaked coconut
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


1. Peel garlic clove. Place garlic clove and salt on a cutting board, and smash garlic and salt together using flat side of a knife to make a paste.

2. Whisk together garlic mixture, buttermilk, and remaining ingredients until blended. Cover and chill dressing until ready to use.