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Cajun Salad Dressing

You'll find this Cajun Salad Dressing to be creamy, as spicy as you like, and easy to make. It's perfect for any meal that has big, bold flavors!
4.91 from 10 votes
Prep Time 8 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Cajun, Creole
Servings 8 people
Calories 86 kcal


  • cup Buttermilk
  • cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun/Creole Seasoning we recommend Tony Chachere's Original
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper freshly ground if possible
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt if needed due to low-salt or no-salt Cajun seasoning


  • Mix all ingredients in bowl and stir with whisk until well blended.
  • Chill until time to serve.


  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice is best, but bottled can be substituted
  • We recommend Blue Plate or Duke's Mayonnaise
  • Salt is added only if low-salt or no-salt Cajun/Creole Seasoning is used.
  • Dressing ingredients can be placed in a jar with tightly fitting lid and shaken until well blended. 
  • A minimum of two hours chilling time before serving is recommended. 


Calories: 86kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 227mgPotassium: 34mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 291IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cajun, creole, salad dressing
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