Creamy Garlic Dressing Recipe

Whip up this creamy garlic dressing to add homemade flavor and freshness to your salads.


4/16/20241 min read

selective focus photography of vegetable salad
selective focus photography of vegetable salad

Using high-quality ingredients is key to creating a delicious creamy garlic dressing that will take your salads to the next level. By making your own dressing at home, you have control over the ingredients, ensuring freshness and flavor. Plus, homemade dressings are often healthier and free from preservatives compared to store-bought options. This creamy garlic dressing pairs perfectly with a variety of salads, from simple garden salads to hearty Caesar salads or even pasta salads with fresh vegetables and herbs.

Make it today and store it in an airtight container in the fridge. It should be good for a few days (at least) but give it a sniff test to be sure!


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley (optional)


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, minced garlic, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and honey until well combined.

  2. Season the dressing with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting the seasoning as needed.

  3. If desired, stir in chopped fresh parsley for added flavor and color.

  4. Refrigerate the creamy garlic dressing for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld before serving.

  5. Serve the dressing over your favorite salads and enjoy!