Accompany your salads and vegetables with some delicious dipping ranch dressing. Steer through this piece for easy and healthy homemade ranch dressing recipes.

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Ranch dressing, ahh! A magical concoction used as a condiment and dipping sauce for numerous meals and snacks. Life seems incomplete without ranch dressing, at least in the kitchen. Apart from salads, this delicious and irresistible sauce is used over pizzas, vegetables, nuggets, or as a dipping sauce for practically everything you can gorge on. And amongst all the salad dressings you can think of, the ranch dressing comes up as a clear winner leaving behind the Italian version in 1992. So, you can very well imagine the popularity and versatility of this dressing. This explains as to why you end up giving yourself excuses while picking up a ranch dressing bottle, every time you hit the supermarket. But if you’ve been thinking of how to make this healthy and sumptuous salad dressing at home, it is very easy. Try preparing some healthy ranch dressing at home with these recipes.
How To Make Ranch Dressing
Mayonnaise Ranch Dressing
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • ½ cup Sour Cream
  • ½ tsp dried Chives
  • ½ tsp dried Parsley
  • ½ tsp dried Dill Weed
  • ¼ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ¼ tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground Black Pepper
  • Beat all the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Remove and use as desired.
Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/8 tsp Paprika
  • ¼ tsp Mustard Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh Parsley
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh Chives
  • ¼ tsp dry Dill (or 1 tsp chopped fresh)
  • Whisk buttermilk and mayonnaise together in a medium bowl until well blended.
  • Add all the other ingredients and mix well.
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate. Use chilled.
Low-Fat Ranch Dressing
  • 1 1/3 cups low-fat Buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup low-fat Mayonnaise
  • 2/3 cup low-fat Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh Chives
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh Dill
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh Parsley
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • In a large mixing bowl, blend buttermilk, mayonnaise, and sour cream together. Whisk until well blended.
  • Add in rest of the ingredients and beat thoroughly.
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Serve chilled.
Spicy Ranch Dressing
  • ½ cup Sour Cream
  • ¼ cup Buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp prepared Horseradish
  • ½ tsp Hot Pepper Sauce
  • ¼ tsp ground Black Pepper
  • Combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl and blend well.
  • Transfer the mixture into a jar and refrigerate until required.
  • Serve cold.
Yogurt Ranch Dressing
  • ¼ cup powdered Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp dried Dill Weed
  • 1 tsp dried Parsley
  • 1 tsp dried Chives
  • ½ tsp Onion Powder
  • ¼ tsp ground Black Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 2 cups low-fat plain Yogurt
  • Setting aside yogurt, mix all the contents together in a large mixing bowl. Whisk well to prevent any lumps from being formed.
  • Fold in the yogurt until just combined. Do not over mix.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Remove any whey, if formed. Serve thereafter.
Finally, your misunderstanding has been cleared. Making homemade ranch dressing is not only possible, but pretty easy as well. Give it a try and relish digging into the delicious dip!

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