Buttermilk-Coconut Dressing

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes


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


1. Place peeled garlic clove on a cutting board with salt. Smash garlic and salt together using flat side of a knife to make a paste.

2. Whisk together smashed garlic and remaining ingredients. Cover and chill until ready to use.

Matt Lee and Ted Lee,

Lee Bros. Southern CookbookNorton,

Southern Living

December 2007