Recipe: Southwestern Buttermilk Lacto-fermented Salsa Dressing

If you’re looking for a simple way to dress up a Mexican-inspired meal, this is the recipe to make it happen. This tangy taco salad dressing brings together three cultured foods, for a creamy, spicy sauce that is also amazing as a dip for corn chips.



  1. Combine the buttermilk and salsa in a quart jar and with the lid tightly capped; stir or shake until well combined.
  2. Add remaining ingredients; shake or stir until combined.
  3. Taste and add more salt and spices if desired.

At A Glance

PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
TOTAL: 15 minutes
YIELD: Makes about 2 1/4 cups.