Ranch Dressing Best Homemade Dressing + Video
Delicious homemade buttermilk ranch dressing is made in minutes and better than any store-bought version!
Creamy Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing is a staple in salads as well as appetizers, vegetables, and more. Try this homemade version in King Ranch Chicken Casserole or Ranch Burgers.
Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
I think we can all agree that ranch dressing makes everything better! ! It’s become a staple in our house, not just salads – we’re talking chicken, appetizers, vegetables – you name it. We love buttermilk ranch dressing and it’s a shame it took us so long to share our classic recipe with you.
Yes, you can buy ranch from the store, but homemade ranch dressing made from scratch is the best! You might be surprised to learn that you probably already have most of the ingredients on hand. We know there are many varieties out there, but our recipe calls for:
- mayonnaise (like Hellman’s)
- sour cream
- dried leeks
- dried parsley
- garlic salt
- dried dill weed
- onion powder
- lemon juice
- black pepper
- ½ cup sour cream
Check your spice rack before you go to the store, as you may have dried chives, parsley, and dill weed in it. Don’t forget to grab the garlic salt (with chopped parsley) – it’s my favorite spice and the one we use in a lot of dishes.
How to Make Ranch Dressing
Making ranch from scratch is easy and only takes about 5 minutes, in addition to the time it takes to set it up in the fridge.
brush. Start by whisking together mayonnaise (I use Herman’s), sour cream and buttermilk.
season. Once smooth, add all the spices and continue beating until smooth. Add your lemon juice and stir until smooth, making sure to test the ranch. Add more garlic salt if needed.
chill. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.
Storage + serving tips
Buttermilk Ranch Dressing will keep for a few weeks in the fridge, but be sure to shop Cover with an airtight container or jar and place in the refrigerator. We do not recommend freezing it.
Buttermilk Ranch is great for go ahead, Just make, cover and refrigerate for up to two weeks
As mentioned earlier, there are many delicious recipes in the ranch. Here are some of our favorites:
This recipe is so delicious! ! And it’s hard to get store-bought after homemade. We think you’ll agree!
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Course Dress Code
Prep time 5 minutes
Refrigeration time 30 minutes
Total time 35 minutes
Serving Size 12
by Lil’ Luna
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise Hellman’s
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1/2 teaspoon dried chives
- 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice
In a large bowl whisk mayonnaise, sour cream and milk until smooth.
Add chives, parsley, dill, garlic salt, onion powder and pepper. Add lemon and stir until smooth. Add extra garlic salt if needed.
Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.