Bacon Buttermilk Dressing

It was Wedge Salad Day (WSD) here. I love a cold slice of iceberg with my favorite salad go-tos, like boiled eggs, avocado and cherry tomatoes. And bacon. For more bacony flavor goodness I made a bacon buttermilk dressing. Nice and creamy smooth, but with a hint of smokiness and a little crunch.
Bacon Buttermilk DressingThe Dijon mustard adds a nice contrast to this bacon buttermilk dressing. A little tang. You could leave it out for a more mellow flavor and the dressing would be just as great. I like to consider this dressing ‘drink worthy’, a sign of a great salad dressing.

Also try my blue cheese vinaigrette. It’s perfect on a wedge salad too!

Bacon Buttermilk Dressing

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cup


  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slices bacon cooked until crisp, chopped


  • Place all ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Refrigerate until ready to use.

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