Creamy Tarragon Dressing

Creamy Tarragon Dressing

This creamy homemade dressing features fresh tarragon for a full-bodied flavor that pairs well with roasted vegetables.  Chill remaining dressing, and use it the next day on a salad.


This recipe goes with Roasted Fingerlings and Green Beans With Creamy Tarragon Dressing

Southern Living APRIL 2008

  • Yield: Makes about 3/4 cup
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon


1. Whisk together first 6 ingredients in a small bowl until combined. Gradually whisk in oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth. Whisk in green onion and tarragon. Use immediately, or store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 days. Let chilled dressing stand 30 minutes before using.


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