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Creamy Gorgonzola Dressing

Yield Makes 2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
Pair this dressing with mixed greens, sliced pears, and strawberries to create a perfect salty-sweet salad.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 (15-ounce) container part-skim ricotta cheese*
  • 3/4 cup fat-free buttermilk
  • 3 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled*
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 43
  • caloriesfromfat 55 %
  • fat 2.7 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 0.3 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 2 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 85 mg
  • calcium 83 mg

How to Make It

  1. Process all ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Chill until ready to serve.

    Photo: Lee Harrelson
  2. *Low-fat cottage cheese may be substituted for the part-skim ricotta cheese, and blue cheese may be substituted for the Gorgonzola cheese.

  3. **Serving this dressing with mixed salad greens topped with sliced pears and strawberries will reduce the total percentage of fat per serving.