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Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix

 Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix
Used as both a mix for a dip and a dressing, this tangy ranch mix is both tasty and versatile. Taste of Home Test Kitchen
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup buttermilk blend powder
  • 1/4 cup dried parsley flakes
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS FOR SALAD DRESSING:
  • 1 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 cup plus 6 tablespoons buttermilk
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS FOR DIP:
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) reduced-fat sour cream

Directions

  • Combine the first five ingredients. Store in an airtight container in
  • a cool dry place for up to 1 year. Yield: 4 batches (about 3/4 cup).
  • For salad dressing: In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, buttermilk
  • and 3 tablespoons mix. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: about
  • 2 cups.
  • For dip: In a small bowl, combine sour cream and 3 tablespoons mix.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with assorted crackers and
  • fresh vegetables. Yield: 16 servings per batch.
Nutritional Facts: Ranch Salad Dressing: 2 tablespoons equals 62 calories,

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Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 219 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Ranch Dip: 2 tablespoons equals 42 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 73 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.