This version is much lower in fat than traditional blue cheese dressings. Try it as a dip for celery the next time you serve buffalo-style wings. Preparation: 10 minutes or less.
Makes about 2 cups dressing
1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
1⁄2ounce shallot, peeled and chopped
1⁄2 cup lowfat buttermilk
1cup nonfat yogurt
1⁄3cup lowfat mayonnaise
3⁄4 teaspoon dry mustard
1⁄2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1⁄4 teaspoon white pepper
3 ounces crumbled blue cheese
dash hot sauce – to taste
Nutritional information per serving (4 teaspoons): Calories 27 (54% from fat) • carb. 1g • pro. 1g • fat 1g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 2mg • sod. 47mg • calc. 29mg • fiber 0g
Place the garlic, shallot, buttermilk, yogurt, mayonnaise, dry mustard, Worcestershire, and pepper in a medium bowl. Mix using speed 3 until smooth and creamy, 30 to 40 seconds. Add the crumbled blue cheese and hot sauce. Mix using speed 3, for 20 to 30 seconds longer. Let stand for 30 minutes before using, to allow flavors to develop. Cover and refrigerate all unused portions . Keeps for 1 week.