Blue Cheese Dressing With Yogurt

BLUE CHEESE DRESSING WITH YOGURT

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This blue cheese dressing with yogurt is incredible! It is creamy and tangy, with a touch of tartness from the Greek yogurt. The crumbled blue cheese adds a bold flavor that blends perfectly with the yogurt. This blue cheese dressing is so versatile and you can make a classic wedge salad with it. Also, it is the perfect dipping sauce for crunchy vegetables. You can even add it to burgers or use it as a topping on grilled meats. It’s a balanced blend of flavor and creaminess that will enhance any dish!

Why You Will Love Blue Cheese Dressing With Yogurt

  • This dressing has 0-fat Greek yogurt as the base.
  • It is creamy and lightened up.
  • The distinct flavor of blue cheese comes through in this dressing.
  • The tanginess of the Greek yogurt complements the flavor of the blue cheese.
  • It comes together quickly and easily in one bowl.
  • Lemon juice and champagne vinegar add another layer of dimension to the dressing.

What Is Blue Cheese Dressing?

Blue cheese dressing is a popular dressing with tangy blue cheese flavor as the star. The base of the dressing is typically made with mayonnaise or sour cream. We have lightened it up by making this blue cheese dressing with Greek yogurt.

Ingredients For Yogurt Blue Cheese Dressing

Ingredients for blue cheese dressing
  • Blue Cheese: Crumble the blue cheese before adding it to the dressing.
  • Greek Yogurt: The base of the dressing is 0-fat plain Greek yogurt.
  • Milk: Thins out the Greek yogurt and helps make this dressing the ideal consistency.
  • Seasonings: Season this dressing with garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Lemon Juice: Freshly squeezed lemon juice adds a tang.
  • Vinegar: Use champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar.

What Blue Cheese To Use

Blue cheese in a bowl

Pick a blue cheese that has a cream-white color with blue veins. A great option is a slice of Maytag blue cheese that you crumble. Or, you can use pre-crumbled blue cheese. For another option, you can use Gorgonzola in this recipe.

How To Make Blue Cheese Dressing With Yogurt

Step 1: Add the crumbled blue cheese and 0-fat Greek yogurt to a bowl. Leave the crumbled blue cheese chunky or mash it into the Greek yogurt with a fork.

Greek yogurt and blue cheese

Step 2: Next, add the milk, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and champagne vinegar to the bowl. Then, thoroughly mix and enjoy!

Expert Recipe Tips

  • Crumble The Blue Cheese: Use pre-crumbled blue cheese or crumble the blue cheese yourself before combining the dressing.
  • Make More Dressing: This recipe makes about 1/2 cup of dressing and serves 2-4, depending on serving size and what you use it for. If you need more, you can always double the recipe.
  • Thinner Dressing: Using the two tablespoons of milk in this recipe makes it a thick dressing. To make the dressing thinner, add an additional one teaspoon of milk at a time until the desired consistency is reached.

Blue Cheese Dressing Variations

  • Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing: Leave the blue cheese chunks whole so the dressing is chunky.
  • What Milk To Use: Use 1%, 2%, low-fat, or non-fat milk in this recipe.
  • What Vinegar To Use: White wine vinegar or champagne vinegar can be used in this recipe. If you don’t have either of these, you can add another 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice.

How To Store Dressing

Store any leftover dressing in an airtight container. Then, store it in the refrigerator and use it within 2-3 days. We like to make this dressing fresh, so we made a smaller amount. You can always double the recipe if you need more.

How To Use Blue Cheese Dressing

  • As A Dip: Enjoy it as a dip for crackers or fresh vegetables.
  • With Chicken Wings: Enjoy this dressing with chicken wings, crispy chicken tenders, or buffalo chicken.
  • Serve With Potatoes: This dressing would be delicious with our air fryer red potatoes.
  • Add It To Burgers: Add this dressing to burgers and even make the ultimate blue cheese bacon burger!
  • Grilled Meats: Add some of this dressing to grilled meats.
  • Wedge Salad: Use it as the salad dressing for a classic wedge salad. To make a wedge salad, use a wedge of iceberg lettuce, this dressing, small tomatoes, and crumbled bacon.
Wedge salad with blue cheese dressing

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing Last?

This homemade blue cheese yogurt dressing is best enjoyed within 2-3 days when stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Do not freeze this dressing.

Can You Make Blue Cheese Dressing With Yogurt?

Yes, you can make blue cheese dressing with Greek yogurt! It lightens it up and pairs nicely with the tangy flavor of blue cheese.

What Is The Flavor Of Blue Cheese?

Blue cheese has a distinct and noticeable flavor. It is tangy, sharp, and slightly salty.

Is Blue Cheese Dressing Low-Fat?

Most blue cheese dressings are not low-fat and contain mayonnaise or sour cream. This homemade dressing is low-fat because 0-fat Greek yogurt is the base, and you can use non-fat milk.

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BLUE CHEESE DRESSING WITH YOGURT

Recipe by Shawna
5.0 from 4 votes
Course: SaladsCuisine: FrenchDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

1

minute
Calories

88

kcal

This blue cheese dressing with yogurt is creamy and tangy. The crumbled blue cheese adds a bold flavor that blends perfectly with the Greek yogurt.

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Ingredients

  • 3 TBSP crumbled blue cheese

  • 1/2 CUP 0-fat Greek yogurt

  • 2 TBSP milk

  • 1/2 TSP garlic powder

  • 1/4 TSP onion powder

  • 1/8 TSP salt

  • 1/8 TSP pepper

  • 1 TSP freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 1/2 TSP champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar

Directions

  • Add the crumbled blue cheese and 0-fat Greek yogurt to a bowl. Leave the crumbled blue cheese chunky or mash it into the Greek yogurt with a fork.
  • Add the milk, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and champagne vinegar to the bowl. Thoroughly mix all of the ingredients and enjoy!

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Notes

  • To Store: If you have any leftover dressing, store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.
  • This recipe makes about 1/2 cup of dressing and serves 2-4.
  • WW Points™: 1/4 cup of dressing is 2 WW points and two tablespoons of dressing is 1 WW point
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  • Nutritional information is provided as a reference, using an online calculator. We recommend verifying the information independently. It could vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used.

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Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories88
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 3.7g 5%
    • Saturated Fat 2.4g 10%
  • Cholesterol 12mg 4%
  • Sodium 354mg 15%
  • Total Carbohydrate 4.5g 2%
    • Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
    • Sugars 3.4g
  • Protein 9.2g 18%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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