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Cheddar Cheese and Garlic Mayo Dressing

Delicious cheese and garlic! Especially for keto and Atkins' Maintenance, this is a low carb and low net carb dressing. It has a strong flavour which pairs up nicely with beef, chicken and pork. It works great as a dip for crudites or a dressing for salads.
a dressing of cheddar cheese and garlic mayonnaise

A Little About The Recipe: Cheddar Cheese and Garlic Mayo Dressing

This is a no-cook keto cheese dressing that takes less than five minutes!!! I am throwing that out there before you dismiss this deliciousness as too much hassle, click to leave, and potentially lose a great little dip, dressing, all-round condiment for almost anything. There is nothing to cook, nothing much to even do. The longest time is spent grating the cheese, and even that can be bought from the store already done if needs be.  With all possible excuses blown out the window, now you have to stay and read! 

It’s pretty much a sure thing that those on keto or Atkins’ will have mayonnaise handy in the fridge. Usually, in my household, it’s Easy Homemade Mayonnaise.  This makes it easy to just scoop out ¼ cup (60ml) for a loftier purpose, like turning it into Cheddar Cheese and Garlic Mayo Dressing. For these two diets, cheddar cheese somewhere in the fridge is pretty much guaranteed as well. And so, with all necessary ingredients at the ready, this is an easy and fast way to make the ordinary a bit more special.

Cheddar Cheese and Garlic Mayo Dressing is a strong but great tasting addition to many recipes. It goes great dolloped on beef, chicken and pork. It makes crudites way more interesting if you use it as a cheese dip and can really dress up an otherwise lacklustre salad.  I can’t say it’s best for fish or seafood from my perspective, but don’t let me stop you; try it if you like – whatever floats your boat! 

I Recommend This For: Cheddar Cheese and Garlic Mayo Dressing

In case it’s not apparent, I will state right here that this will never be a paleo or whole30 diet. It wouldn’t even scrape through into paleo-ish – those, like me, with the more delicate digestive systems, need to pass it by.

Now, what can you use it for? It is perfect, absolutely perfect, for keto and just fine for Atkins’ Induction and Maintenance. A reminder to those on the Atkins’ Induction to remember you will only have a 75g (about 2.6oz) allotment of cheese left for the rest of the day.

It is a strong tasting dressing, so you don’t need very much per person. The one portion this recipe gives will happily serve two people. That’s deliciousness on a plate for 1.1g of net carbs, a whopping 25g of nice healthy fat and only 3.5g of protein.  With such a small amount of protein in the dressing,  you get to spend this precious commodity on your meat instead.  The question, now, is what meat?

I originally placed this dressing with a chicken recipe that would suit keto, Atkins’ Induction and Atkins’ Ongoing and MaintenanceCajun Marinated Chicken with or without Cheddar Cheese and Garlic Mayo Dressing.  I would still recommend this dish.  One possibility for Atkins’ Induction is to add it to those two cups of salad greens you are allowed per day just to change things up a bit! Recommendations for everyone also include the Pan Fried Chicken Thighs or Slow Roasted Boneless Lamb Shoulder with Dried Rosemary and Garlic – the garlic layering of the lamb and of the dressing blend quite tastily.  Keto might like to try dipping some Oven Roasted Lamb Meatballs

And Here It Is: Cheddar Cheese Garlic Mayo Dressing

a sauce of cheddar cheese and garlic mayonnaise
Cheddar Cheese and Garlic Mayo Dressing
Delicious cheese and garlic! Especially for keto and Atkins' Maintenance, this is a low carb and low net carb dressing. It has a strong flavour which pairs up nicely with beef, chicken and pork. It works great as a dip for crudites or a dressing for salads.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Condiments and Components
Cuisine Atkins’ Diet: Induction, Atkins’ Diet: Ongoing and Maintenance, Keto
Servings 1 portion
Calories 482 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Grate the cheese.
  • Put everything in the same bowl.
  • Mix everything with a spoon until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Not all mayonnaises are equally thick. As a dressing this is meant to be poured but not too runny. If yours is too thick add another 1 tbsp of water. For a dip go without.
  • Serve.

Notes

Net Carbs: 2.2g

Nutrition

Serving: 86gCalories: 482kcalCarbohydrates: 2.3gProtein: 7gFat: 50gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 25gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 573mgPotassium: 47mgFiber: 0gSugar: 0gVitamin A: 369IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 189mgIron: 0mg
Keyword cheddar cheese, egg, garlic, low carb, low net carb
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