Chef John’s Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

Chef John’s Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing A cheese grater and a wedge of frozen blue cheese is the secret behind a perfect creamy blue cheese dressing. Those larger chunks sink to the bottom and don’t become one with sauce as they do with grated cheese.


Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 3 hrs

    TOTAL : 3 hrs 20 mins

    SERVING : 12

    YIELD : 3 -1/4 cups

Instructions Checklist
  • Place mayonnaise, sour cream, and buttermilk in a bowl. Add garlic, black pepper, dry mustard, salt, sugar, cayenne, and Worcestershire sauce. Whisk together thoroughly.

  • Mix grated blue cheese into the cream base a little at a time to ensure it is evenly incorporated and doesn’t clump.

  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 3 hours (preferably overnight) to consolidate the flavors.

Per Serving: 214 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 2.6g; fat 21.5g; cholesterol 23.1mg; sodium 363.8mg.