Blue Cheese Dressing

Enjoy this homemade blue cheese dressing that’s simple to prepare and is a delicious accompaniment to any dish.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 22

3/4
cup crumbled blue cheese (3 oz)
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/3
cup half-and-half

  • 1 Reserve 1/3 cup of the blue cheese. In small bowl, mix remaining blue cheese and the cream cheese until well blended.
  • 2 Stir in mayonnaise and half-and-half until creamy. Stir in reserved 1/3 cup blue cheese. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours to blend flavors. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

For 3 grams of fat and 35 calories per serving, decrease blue cheese to 1/2 cup. Substitute 1/2 package (8-oz size) reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel) for the regular cream cheese and 1/4 cup fat-free (skim) milk for the half-and-half. Use reduced-fat mayonnaise.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.