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Creamy Basil Dressing in a mason jar with lemons on the side.

Creamy Basil Dressing

You will love the taste of this homemade salad dressing with fresh lemon and basil. With all this fresh, delicious flavor, you’re going to want to put it on everything!
Course Dressing
Cuisine American
Keyword Salad Dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 141kcal
Author Erica Walker



  • Place the mayonnaise, green onion, basil, lemon juice, garlic, anchovy paste, salt and pepper in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add the sour cream and process until just blended.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve. For best results, refrigerate overnight.
  • Add a little milk if it needs to be thinned before serving.


Nutrition information is for serving size of 2 tablespoons.


Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 370mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1031IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg