I love ranch dressing. I don’t normally buy the dry mix, but recently I tried this ranch potato recipe, so I have been finding myself buying a lot of ranch dressing mix!
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To save money, I have been making a lot of my own homemade mixes, so I decided to try making ranch dressing mix. It turns out it is really easy, and very good too.
You can find many recipes for ranch dressing, but this recipe that includes dry buttermilk powder seems to come closest to the original Hidden Valley Ranch.
Ranch Dressing Mix Recipe
1 cup powdered buttermilk
2 tablespoons dried dill weed
6 tablespoons dried parsley
2 tablespoons onion powder
2 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
Mix all ingredients together. It will fit perfectly in a pint sized canning jar. If you want you can run all the ingredients through your food processor to mix it really well, but I didn’t.
One tablespoon of mix is equal to one packet of dressing mix, so you really are saving money by making your own mix.
To make ranch salad dressing, combine 1 tablespoon mix with 1 cup mayonnaise and 1/2 cup milk. Mix together with a wire whisk. You can also substitute sour cream or yogurt for the mayonnaise.
To make ranch dip, mix one tablespoon mix with one cup mayonnaise and one cup sour cream.
Like this recipe? You might also like my Italian dressing seasoning mix or my taco seasoning mix.
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- Cream of Chicken Soup Mix
- Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix
- How to Make Onion Soup Mix
- Chicken Fajita Seasoning Mix
- Guacamole Seasoning Mix
Follow my Make a Mix board on Pinterest.
3 Comments on "Ranch Dressing Mix"
Is there a dairy free option?
Can you make a dairy free option by adding lemon juice to a plant-based milk or yogurt & letting it set for 10 min.?
Thanks so much!!