101 Cooking For Two - Everyday Recipes for Two: Simple Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Monday, June 7, 2010

Simple Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Simple, versatile, cheap and excellent.

We seem to use ranch dressing several times per day so why haven't I done this before? Well I have but all the recipes have been at best marginal. So may recipes it will make your head spin. Some with sour cream, yogurt, Greek yogurt, many different spices and who knows what else. So why this one?
1) Simple
2) Uses ingredient that I almost always have on hand
3) Is "plain" ... I can fancy it up later.
4) Dry herbs. The better to store without danger of contamination.


Rating: 9.5 Taste 9.4 Ease 9.8

Notes: Easy to modify for lower fat or to taste.

Tools: Nothing special

Ingredients:
1/2 cup Mayo
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 T powder buttermilk
2  t dried parsley
1/4 t onion powder
1/4 t salt
1/8 t garlic powder

Instructions:

1) Mix all ingredients together well.



Simple Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing


Simple, versatile, cheap and excellent. We seem to use ranch dressing several times per day so why haven't I done this before? Well I have but all the recipes have been at best marginal. So may recipes it will make your head spin. Some with sour cream, yogurt, Greek yogurt, many different spices and who knows what else. So why this one? 1) Simple 2) Uses ingredient that I almost always have on hand 3) Is "plain" ... I can fancy it up later. 4) Dry herbs. The better to store without danger of contamination.
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 T powder buttermilk
  • 2 t dried parsley
  • 1/4 t onion powder
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/8 t garlic powder
Instructions
Mix all ingredients together well.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 1 cup

Updated

January 13 2013

DrDan

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1 Comments:

At June 8, 2010 at 10:19 AM , Blogger steph said...

I love homemade ranch but I haven't found a good recipe. I'll have to give this one a try.

 

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