Creamy Pesto Dressing

Why buy salad dressing when it’s so easy to make your own? This creamy pesto dressing is no exception. Just 4 ingredients is all it takes to whip up this delicious dressing for your next salad.

Feel free to use either homemade or store-bought basil pesto for this recipe. I used a pre-made version, but if you have the ingredients to made your own then go for it!

Creamy pesto salad dressing in grey bowl

Ways to use this dressing

This dressing is perfect for a variety of salads. It’s especially good on pasta salad, as well as potato salad.

Creamy pesto salad dressing in grey bowl

Creamy Basil Pesto Dressing recipe

Creamy pesto salad dressing in grey bowl

Creamy Pesto Dressing

Yield: 1 batch
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This creamy pesto dressing is the perfect way to finish your next pasta or potato salad.


  • 1/2 cup Greek or natural yoghurt
  • 3 tablespoons basil pesto
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Use on salad immediately or place in the fridge until needed.


This dressing will keep in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 72Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 109mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 2g

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