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Outback Steakhouse Ranch Dressing

Raven Higheagle


I love to eat at Outback. Well, most of the time I get it to go and bring it home to eat, but still I love it. My favorite is their Filet Foccacia sandwich with sweet potato fries, which I dip in Honey Mustard. So delicious! I also especially love their salad and I'm completely head over heels for their ranch dressing. The other day when I was brainstorming what to make for dinner, I decided I'd have my favorite homemade french dip sandwiches AND try to replicate Outback’s ranch dressing for my salad!! Fakeout takeout at home!


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Makes 1 1/2 Cups (more or less)
10 Min


  • 1 pkg
    hidden valley ranch dressing mix, buttermilk recipe (0.4 oz package or approx. 1 heaping tablespoon)
  • 1/2 c
    hellmanns mayonaise
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cayenne pepper (or 1/8 tsp. for less heat, or use 1/4 tsp. paprika)
  • 1/8 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    onion powder

How to Make Outback Steakhouse Ranch Dressing


  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Cover and chill for at least 1 to 2 hours, preferably overnight.
  3. Use as dressing for salads or a dip for veggies, fries or chips.
  4. *If you are out of buttermilk like I was, add 1/2 tbsp. vinegar into a 1/2 cup whole milk in a measuring cup.
  5. Fill the measuring cup the rest of the way full with skim milk and allow to sit for 10 minutes before adding to mixture.

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About Outback Steakhouse Ranch Dressing

Course/Dish: Dressings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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