Forget the store-bought salad dressing and make your own homemade dressing. This Blue Cheese Dressing recipe is made with just a few ingredients. It's fresh, healthy, packed with protein, and super creamy.
It's so easy to make your own blue cheese dressing, and it's much better for you too! Store-bought dressings contain all kinds of processed ingredients and they don't taste nearly as good as a homemade version.
Greek yogurt adds just the right amount of a creamy base to this delicious homemade blue cheese dressing along with a nice tangy flavor and the health benefits of probiotics.
Mix up a jar of this dressing and use in on salads, as a dip for veggies, or with your favorite buffalo dishes, like these buffalo cauliflower bites or anything that you would use blue cheese dressing with.
Why you will love this recipe
- It's an easy recipe to make with simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.
- This is a healthier version of blue cheese dressing made with healthy Greek yogurt that's packed with protein.
What you will need to make homemade blue cheese dressing
This is an overview of the ingredients and steps to make this recipe; scroll down for a printable recipe card with exact measurements and detailed instructions.
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- Plain Greek Yogurt
- Fresh squeezed lemon Juice
- Blue cheese
- Fresh Garlic
- Sea salt and pepper to taste
Here's how to make creamy blue cheese dressing
Prepare the ingredients: Squeeze the fresh lemon juice, and chop or crush the garlic cloves.
Add all of the ingredients to a mixing bowl and use a spoon, fork or whisk and mix all of the ingredients together.
Ingredient notes and substitutions
The full list of ingredients to make this chunky blue cheese dressing recipe is above. Below are notes about some of the ingredients, along with ideas for substitutes.
Greek yogurt - use plain Greek yogurt that is full fat or reduced fat to make this creamy blue cheese dressing. Non-fat is not recommended, it may not be thick enough.
Greek yogurt can be replaced with an equal amount of Icelandic yogurt.
Blue cheese - select the best blue cheese that you can find from your local grocery store cheese shop.
Use a block of blue cheese, not packaged blue cheese crumbles, they are not as fresh and as good quality as a wedge of blue cheese.
There are several varieties of blue cheese, choose your favorite of blue cheese to make this delicious dressing.
How to store leftovers
This creamy dressing will last in the refrigerator in an airtight container for a week.
How to serve homemade blue cheese dressing
Blue cheese dressing tastes great a classic wedge salad or your favorite salad. It also tastes great as a dipping sauce for buffalo cauliflower bites, buffalo wings, buffalo chicken egg rolls, air-fried mushroom fries, raw veggies, or drizzled on buffalo chicken potato nachos.
Add fresh herbs - add some freshness to this dressing and add any combination of chopped herbs such as fresh parsley, dill, or chives.
Recipe tips and questions
- This dressing has a thicker consistency. If you prefer a thinner dressing stir in a little more milk, buttermilk, or water. You can also add some white wine vinegar for a little tang.
- If the dressing is too thin, thicken it up by adding a little more yogurt.
- This dressing tastes much better after it has been in the fridge for a few hours. If you have the time, make this dressing ahead of time and refrigerate it so that the flavors blend together.
There are several varieties of blue cheese, choose one that you like the taste of. Danish and American blue cheese is milder and more balanced; try these if you are looking for a more mild flavor. Gorgonzola, Stilton, and Roquefort have a stronger flavor and are great choices for a bolder blue cheese dressing. Try making this dressing with different bleu cheese varieties and compare the flavor.
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- ¾ cup Greek Yogurt
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 1 clove crushed garlic
- 3 ounces of blue cheese
- Add all of the ingredients to a small mixing bowl.
- Use a fork or a wooden spoon, mash the blue cheese into crumbles and combine it with the other ingredients.
Nutrition information provided is an estimate and can vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used
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I'm pretty sure I could eat an entire bowl of this. Never thought of making it with yogurt.
colleen kennedy says
I'd like to try this as a dip with some crushed nuts on top.
I lovethe addition of the nuts, great idea!
Terri Gilson says
This is a such a simple and delicious dressing to make at home! Yummy!
Carlos at Spoonabilities says
I will make this recipe the next time I make wings!
Eileen Kelly says
Such a delicious dip and any time can use Greek yogurt in my dressings and dips, it's a win.
Regina R Price says
I needed this in the midst of this pandemic. I didn't want to go out just for a bottle of dressing. I thought I have all the ingredients. So I searched pinterest and found your pin. I'm glad I did. It's taste really good and WW point friendly.
Regina R Price says
I needed this in the midst of this pandemic. I didn’t want to go out just for a bottle of dressing. I thought I have all the ingredients. So I searched pinterest and found your pin. I’m glad I did. It’s taste really good and WW point friendly.
I will be making the buffalo cauliflower that you have here next.
I reposted to include the rating.
Thank you Regina, I am glad that you like the dressing!