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homemade ranch dressing

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Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

You absolutely won’t believe how easy it is to make a creamy ranch dressing at home. Our version adds lemon juice, hot sauce, and fresh parsley to brighten the flavors. This recipe is adaptable for different eating lifestyles. For Paleo, use a compliant mayo and swap the sour cream for full-fat canned coconut milk. To make this Keto-friendly, use almond milk or a slightly watered down heavy cream to thin the dressing. Whether drizzled on a salad or served in a bowl alongside fresh veggies or Buffalo wings, this super easy homemade ranch dressing is going to become a staple in your kitchen.

★★★★★ 1
serves 1 1/2 cups dressing
prep time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For homemade ranch dressing

  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried chives
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    hot sauce
  • 1 tsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    milk, optional

How To Make homemade ranch dressing

  • Gathering ingredients for homemade ranch dressing.
    Gather the ingredients.
  • Mixing ingredients together.
    Mix ingredients, except the milk, together.
  • Covering the ranch dressing with plastic wrap.
    Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for an hour (this can also be served immediately but the flavors won’t be as bright). If the dressing is too thick, slowly add the milk.
  • Homemade ranch dressing on a spoon.