Homemade Ranch Dressing {Finally, One I Can Live With

Homemade Ranch Dressing {Finally, One I Can Live With

Y’all, I finally found a homemade ranch dressing recipe I can live with!

David loves chicken wings and he made some for on Sunday to enjoy while watching the Super Bowl. We didn’t have a bottle of the store-bought stuff, so this was the perfect opportunity for me to try another fresh homemade ranch dressing recipe.

I tried making homemade ranch dressing before, but I really didn’t care for the recipe. You know when your brain gives you an idea of how something should taste? Well, the last recipe was just okay but wasn’t my idea of how ranch dressing should taste. 

I adapted this new recipe to meet my taste and finally, I have a really good recipe for homemade ranch dressing. In fact, this recipe is so quick and easy to make, I will not be buying the store-bought stuff anymore! 

Discover the freshness of making your own salad dressing at home.This creamy homemade ranch dressing uses fresh ingredients without preservatives. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Discover the freshness of making your own salad dressing at home. This creamy homemade ranch dressing uses fresh ingredients without preservatives.

Discover the freshness of making your own salad dressing at home.This creamy homemade ranch dressing uses fresh ingredients without preservatives. | TheMountainKitchen.com

This recipe is best made at least an hour ahead of time. If you make this homemade ranch dressing in advance to ensure the flavors are nice and blended throughout.

Also, this ranch dressing will thicken up slightly as it sits in the fridge, which is kinda what you want when it comes to dipping.

All you have to do is whisk all of the ingredients together in a medium bowl. Then cover and chill until needed.

For a lighter version of this recipe with fewer calories, you can substitute plain Greek yogurt instead of using mayonnaise. 

Discover the freshness of making your own salad dressing at home.This creamy homemade ranch dressing uses fresh ingredients without preservatives. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Discover the freshness of making your own salad dressing at home.This creamy homemade ranch dressing uses fresh ingredients without preservatives. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Discover the freshness of making your own salad dressing at home.This creamy homemade ranch dressing uses fresh ingredients without preservatives. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Discover the freshness of making your own salad dressing at home.This creamy homemade ranch dressing uses fresh ingredients without preservatives. | TheMountainKitchen.com

This recipe makes about a pint of ranch dressing, but you can store the dressing in a jar or container with a lid in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Use the homemade ranch to dip chicken wings into, drizzle it on a tossed salads, use as a dip for chicken nuggets, or potatoes, put it in sandwiches, burgers, and wraps. Just think of all the dishes you could use this dressing for! The possibilities are endless and no matter what, it’ll all be delicious!

Check out this list of possibilities to get your imagination going.

What will you put this homemade ranch dressing on?

Comment below!

Discover the freshness of making your own salad dressing at home.This creamy homemade ranch dressing uses fresh ingredients without preservatives. | TheMountainKitchen.com
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Homemade Ranch Dressing

Discover the freshness of making your own salad dressing at home. This creamy homemade ranch dressing uses fresh ingredients without preservatives.
Course Condiment, Dressing, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade, ranch dressing
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 82kcal
Author Debbie Spivey

Ingredients

  • cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill (or 1 tablespoon fresh dill)
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley (or 1 tablespoon fresh parsley)
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients and chill until needed.

Notes

This dressing will thicken up slightly as it sits in the fridge. Make in advance to ensure the flavors are nice and blended throughout.
Store in a jar or bowl with a lid in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
For a lighter version with fewer calories, substitute Plain Greek Yogurt for the mayonnaise. 
Recipe adapted from The Country Cook

Nutrition

Calories: 82kcal | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 20mg | Vitamin A: 1.3% | Vitamin C: 0.1% | Calcium: 1.8% | Iron: 0.3%
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Photos Updated 7/25/2017



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