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Creamy Pesto Salad Dressing

This creamy pesto salad dressing recipe uses prepared pesto for tons of fresh flavor. Just like the creamy pesto dressing at The Old Spaghetti Factory, only better! Only five ingredients and five minutes to make.
Course Salads
Cuisine American
Keyword creamy pesto dressing, creamy pesto salad dressing, pesto salad dressing
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Calories 117kcal


  • Stainless Steel Whisks
  • Cuisinart CSB-300 Rechargeable Hand Blender with Electric Knife, One Size, DAA
  • Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls (Set of 6) Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl Set - Easy To Clean, Nesting Bowls for Space Saving Storage, Great for Cooking, Baking, Prepping
  • Kitchen Utensil Set Wood,9 Pack Wooden Cooking Utensils with Holder, Natural Teak Wooden Spoons for Cooking,Wooden Spatula,Turner,Strainer,Ladle,Egg Whisk,Slottled Spoons
  • DI ORO Seamless Series 4-Piece Silicone Spatula Set - 600°F Heat-Resistant Pro-Grade Rubber Spatulas - Spoonula, Large Spatula, Small/Mini Spatula, and Jar Spatula - Kitchen Utensil Set (Red)
  • Simply Gourmet Measuring Cups and Measuring Spoons Set
  • Microplane Premium Classic Series Zester Grater, 18/8, Green


  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • Whisk together all ingredients in a small mixing bowl until well blended
  • Store tightly covered in refrigerator for up to one week.


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g