Healthy Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe - Keto Dressing

Blue Cheese Dressing

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Recipe Macros

Tracking your macros is important while trying to remain in Ketosis. Here they are for one serving of this recipe.

Fat

Fat: 8g

Protein

Protein: 0g

Carb

Carbs: 0g (net)

Icons do not reflect ingredients.

Keto Blue Cheese (high fat!)

When I was growing up, all the adults in my life liked blue cheese dressing. It made absolutely no sense to me at all. If you had the option to eat ranch dressing, why on earth would you choose blue cheese. Man I was naive…

Blue Cheese Dressing {8g of fat}

The older I got, the more brave I got with food choices. For a while I could only eat blue cheese dressing with celery and chicken wings. Eventually I broadened my horizons to other veggies and eventually salads and realized I really liked the flavor of it. I guess it just took some growing up to realize that.

Healthy Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

The problem is that you can’t really buy dressings from the store that don’t include a bunch of preservatives and un-pronounceable ingredients that I didn’t want to consume or feed to my family. The list of salad dressings I make has grown over the years, and finally this Blue Cheese Dressing has made it to the list.

Cobb Salad

Keto Veggie Dip

We like it chunky so we get that burst of blue cheese flavor in each bite, but if you’re the creamy dressing type, this recipe is still for you (there are directions for both versions). It is SO good on a Cobb Salad, or just in a dish to dip your favorite veggies.

Blue Cheese Dressing {8g of fat}

Blue CheeseDressing

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 20 Tbsp
Calories: 78 kcal
Author: Kendra Benson
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Paleo Lime Mayo
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 Tbsp MCT Oil or Avocado Oil (double for a more pourable dressing)
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Chives fresh or dried
  • 2 oz Blue Cheese Crumbles

Instructions

  1. Add mayo, sour cream, heavy cream, oil, salt, and pepper to a blender or to the bowl of a food processor. Process/blend on high until smooth.

  2. For a SMOOTH dressing: Add the chives and all of the crumbled blue cheese. Pulse until combined and completely smooth.
  3. For a CHUNKY dressing: Add the chives and half of the crumbled blue cheese. Pulse until combined but not completely smooth. Stir in the rest of the blue cheese crumbles.

  4. Store in a glass jar in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Recipe Notes

  • If you double the MCT/Avocado Oil, the fat per tablespoon increases to 9g.
Nutrition Facts
Blue CheeseDressing
Amount Per Serving (1 Tbsp)
Calories 78 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 93mg 4%
Potassium 13mg 0%
Vitamin A 1.9%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 2%
Iron 0.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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One thought on “Blue Cheese Dressing

  1. Christiane Konnerth

    Are blue cheese and 35% whipped cream or flaked parmesan okay to have on a Paleo diet. I’m new to this and just switched from extreme low carb to Paleo.

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