This creamy salad dressing mixes the nutty and spicy flavors of Parmesan cheese, freshly ground black pepper, and garlic with the tang of sour cream, mayo, and lemon juice. Use it as a dip for crudités or atop a wedge salad with some crispy crumbled bacon and cherry tomatoes.

  • Yield: 1 cup
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: 10 mins

Ingredients (8)

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (from about 1 medium lemon)
  • 2 tablespoons milk (not nonfat)
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


Place all of the ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until combined. Refrigerate in a container with a tightfitting lid for up to 4 days.