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Ranch Dressing Recipe 

This creamy homemade ranch dressing recipe will become a family favorite.  What makes this so wonderful, is when you want to make a batch, the dry ingredients are already mixed together.  All you have to do is add the wet ingredients and place in the refrigerator to chill for a few hours. 

Salads taste so much better with homemade salad dressing.  Offering the best homemade condiment recipes and more.  Be sure to check out more recipes for salad dressing at the end of the page.

How to make Dry Ranch Mix from Scratch #MissHomemade


Dry Ranch Mix

2/3 cup dry buttermilk powder
1/4 cup dry parsley
1-1/2 TBS minced onion flakes
1-1/2 TBS garlic powder
1-1/2 TBS onion powder
3 tsp dried dill
2 tsp dried chives
2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground black pepper

Put the dry ingredients in a glass jar (think Mason) and shake to mix.  Will keep tightly covered in the refrigerator for 3 months.  Give a good shake before using.

3 TBS of this mix = 1 packet store-bought seasoning mix

Homemade Ranch Dressing Recipe #misshomemade

Ranch Dressing Recipe

To make dressing:

For lower fat and calories, you may use light or low fat versions.

1 TBS Dry Ranch Mix (recipe above)
1/3 cup mayonnaise (recipe below)
1/3 cup milk

Whisk ingredients together and chill for at least 2 hours before serving.  Instead of mayonnaise try Greek yogurt for a healthier option.

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

2-1/2 cups oil, divided
2 eggs, room temperature
6 TBS vinegar
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp dry mustard
2 tsp kosher salt
pinch cayenne pepper

Place 1/4 cup of oil, salt, cayenne pepper, mustard and egg into a blender or food processor and pulse until completely blended.

SLOWLY add a thin stream of the remaining canola oil while the appliance is running until all is processed.

Add the lemon juice and vinegar and whip until smooth and creamy. Store in a airtight container in the refrigerator before serving.

One thing that is wonderful dunked in ranch dressing is potato wedges.  I love ranch mixed with blue cheese dressing for chicken wings and of course it’s the bomb on top of a fresh salad. 

Don’t forget to check out more of my homemade recipes below:

Homemade Soy Sauce

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

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