Creamy Gorgonzola Dressing

Pair this dressing with mixed greens, sliced pears, and strawberries to create a perfect salty-sweet salad.

Yield:

Makes 2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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

*Low-fat cottage cheese may be substituted for the part-skim ricotta cheese, and blue cheese may be substituted for the Gorgonzola cheese.

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

Note:

February 2003