Stilton Salad Dressing

Stilton Salad Dressing

Stilton Salad Dressing

In this salad dressing, most of the cholesterol usually found in cheese dressings is missing by using tofu for texture and low fat cottage cheese for the lumps associated with higher fat Stilton. Toasting the walnuts enhances their flavor so that you can use fewer of them. Although adding 1 teaspoon of walnuts to each serving adds 2 grams of fat, it adds a lot of flavor.


Makes 6 servings


1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup silken firm tofu
2 ounces Stilton cheese
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 clove garlic, peeled
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons low-fat (1%) cottage cheese
Romaine lettuce hearts, torn into bite-size pieces (optional)
Toasted chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Place buttermilk, tofu, Stilton cheese, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper in blender or food processor; process until smooth. Pour mixture into small bowl; fold in cottage cheese.
  2. Pour into airtight container; refrigerate 3 hours or overnight before serving. Serve with romaine lettuce and toasted walnuts, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Calories 51
Calories from Fat 55 %
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 265 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1/2
Fat 1/2

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