Looking for a tasty ranch dressing or dip? Make your own at home and avoid those additives and potential allergy risks.
2 tablespoons dried onion
1 tablespoon dried parsley
2 teaspoons paprika
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon lemon zest or juice (optional)
1 cup of mayonnaise and 1 cup of buttermilk*
(for Ranch Dressing)
1-2 cups of sour cream or plain yogurt*
(for Ranch Dip)
*If you are allergic to dairy consider trying a dairy alternative like soy yogurt or milk.
Combine all the dry ingredients in a glass jar or plastic bag or container, cover and shake to mix.
Add the dry mix to either the mayonnaise and buttermilk mixture (for dressing) OR to 1-2 cups (depending on your tastes) of sour cream or plain yogurt (for dip).
Stir until ingredients are thoroughly mixed and dressing or dip is smooth and creamy.
Makes 2 cups of dressing and 1-2 cups of dip