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Maytag Blue Dip Recipe-11003

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This is the one for Buffalo Chicken Wings. However, it is also a scrumptious dip for fresh vegetables and can be used as a salad dressing over tart greens or even on top of a hamburger. While Roquefort is traditionally called for, I love mellow, crumbly Maytag Blue from Iowa. Don’t blend in the cheese—just fold the ingredients together (otherwise the dressing takes on a peculiar grayish color).

Yield: Makes about 2 cups


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ¾ cup coarsely crumbled Maytag Blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 dashes Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • ½ teaspoon very finely minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Fold the sour cream and mayonnaise together in a bowl. Add the blue cheese and fold gently. Fold in the remaining ingredients, and adjust the seasonings to taste. Refrigerate, covered, until ready to use. The sauce will keep about a week.

© 1997 Sheila Lukins

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information is based on 32 servings and includes 1/4 teaspoon of added salt.


Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

75kcal (4%)
26mg (3%)
1mg (1%)
26mcg RAE (1%)
9mg (3%)
107mg (4%)
2g (11%)
8g (12%)
0mg (0%)

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