Low-Fat Blue Cheese Dressing

Weight Watchers (WW) Recipe of the Day: Low-Fat Blue Cheese Dressing
(50 calories | X X X myWW *SmartPoints value per serving)

Heavy creamy salad dressings have been a become a thing of the past for me since I’ve been focusing on cutting out the excess fat and calories from my diet. So I was really excited when I came upon this easy healthy homemade low fat blue cheese dressing recipe from the talented Eat What You Love Cookbook writer Marlene Koch. 

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How Fattening is Blue Cheese Dressing? 

Your typical blue cheese dressing packs about 160 calories, 16 grams of fat and 5 SmartPoints into each 2 tablespoon serving. Yikes!

Homemade blue cheese dressing in sealed jar with Greek yogurt and mayonnaise jar in background.

Homemade Low-Fat Blue Cheese Dressing

But with this easy healthy recipe blue cheese salad dressing loving Weight Watchers can indulge for a fraction of the fat and calories. 

Because blue cheese is strong a little goes a long way. So Marlene was able to create this creamy from scratch dressing with less fat and fewer calories, while retaining all the flavor of your restaurant favorite. Neither you tastebuds or waistline will be disappointed. 

How Many Calories and WW Points in this Low Fat Blue Cheese Dressing?

According to my calculations, each serving has 50 calories and:

2 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
1 *PointsPlus (Old plan)

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How to Make Low-Fat Blue Cheese Dressing from Scratch

This lighter healthier DIY low fat blue cheese dressing couldn’t be easier. You can make it in a single bowl without any fancy cooking equipment. 

Step 1: Gather and prepare all ingredients.

Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, buttermilk, blue cheese crumbles in stainless steel mixing bowl.

Adding dressing ingredients to mixing bowl

Step 2: Place the buttermilk, mayonnaise, yogurt, vinegar and pepper in a small bowl and whisk to combine.

Whisking homemade blue cheese dressing.

Whisking the dressing

Step 3: Add the blue cheese and stir gently.

Adding crumbled blue cheese to homemade dressing in mixing bowl.

Adding blue cheese crumbles

Step 4: Use it to top your favorite salad or cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Pouring homemade blue cheese dressing into small jar.

Adding dressing to small jar before storing in the fridge.

Skinny Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe Notes

If you aren’t a fan of blue cheese, substitute with crumbled feta or shredded parmesan.

What Do You Eat with Blue Cheese Dressing? Serving Suggestions:

Ways to Use Leftovers

Double the recipe and store it in a jar. Keeps in the refrigerator for up to a week.

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Low-Fat Blue Cheese Dressing

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Indulge with this low-fat blue cheese dressing that will easily turn any crisp salad greens into a spectacular restaurant-worthy dish. Satisfy your cravings without all the calories.
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword blue cheese salad dressing, healthy creamy salad dressing, light blue cheese dressing
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 50kcal


  • 1/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup cumbled blue cheese


  • Place the buttermilk, mayonnaise, yogurt, vinegar and pepper in a small bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Add the blue cheese and stir gently.
  • Use it to top your favorite salad or cover and refrigerate until ready to use.


If you aren’t a fan of blue cheese, substitute with crumbled feta or shredded parmesan.

Serving size: 2 tablespoons

2 *SmartPoints (Green plan)

2 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)

2 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)

1 *PointsPlus (Old plan)


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 0g

Recipe source: Eat What You Love: Restaurant Favorites by Marlene Koch

*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan’s ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.

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Brenda GarrisonBrenda is a licensed esthetician and former small business owner after completing over 15 years of service with the United States military.

She is an essential oil enthusiast and avid home cooking for her husband and their two dogs.

Brenda and her family spend most of their time in the American Southwest, but they also love hitting the road for adventure.

One of her new passions is creating easy, healthy family-friendly freezer meals which can be prepared at home and frozen, and then cooked while traveling the country in their travel trailer.

She looks forward to sharing everything she learns with you here on Simple Nourished Living.

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