Reinvented Russian Dressing

Serving Size: 8
Total Time:


  • 4 sun-dried tomato halves
  • 0.75 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 0.5 tsp ancho chile powder
  • 3 cornichons, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp minced red oinion
  • 2 tsp minced tarragon
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper


1. In a bowl, cover the sun-dried tomatoes with boiling water. Let stand until softened, 20 minutes. Drain the tomatoes, reserving 2 tablespoons of the soaking liquid.

2. In a food processor, puree the yogurt, sun-dried tomatoes and the reserved soaking liquid with the oil, vinegar and ancho chile powder. Scrape the dressing into a bowl. Stir in the cornichons, onion and tarragon and season with salt and pepper.