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RecipeBacon-Ranch Dressing

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Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 35
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 1.5 g
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0 g
  • Total Sugar: 1 g
    • Natural Sugar: 1 g
    • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 105 mg

Let’s be honest—it’s tough to top Ranch dressing. However, I think this zesty recipe gives the creamy topping/dip a run for its money. It’s just as creamy and flavorful as the real thing—plus it’s loaded with fresh herbs and bits of crumbled turkey bacon (yum!). Not to mention, my version is a measly 35 calories per 2 tablespoons. Use it to dress up your favorite mixed greens or toss it with my Cobb Salad in a Jar.

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This recipe makes 8 servings; 1 serving = 2 tablespoons
Ingredients:

½ cup fat-free sour cream
3 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk
2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
½ teaspoon chili powder (optional; will add a little kick)
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
¾ teaspoon onion powder
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
1 scallion (green onion), finely chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
3 slices low-sodium turkey bacon, cooked and finely chopped

Preparation:

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir well to combine.

Nutrition analysis courtesy of Genesis® R&D