Delicious Ranch Dressing Recipe: Perfect for Salads and Dips

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Welcome to my Ranch Dressing Recipe!

Looking for a cool and creamy dressing to elevate your salads and veggies? You’re in the right place! This homemade ranch dressing is packed with fresh flavors and is super easy to make. Once you try it, you’ll never go back to store-bought dressings again!

  • Number of Diners: 8 servings
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Estimated Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Preparation Steps

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, and buttermilk until smooth.
  2. Stir in the lemon juice, garlic, chives, dill, onion powder, and paprika. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  4. Enjoy your homemade ranch dressing with your favorite dishes!

Benefits of Homemade Ranch Dressing

By making your own ranch dressing, you can control the ingredients and customize the flavors to suit your taste buds. It’s also a great way to avoid preservatives and additives found in commercial dressings.

Recommendations and Advice

If you prefer a thinner consistency, simply add more buttermilk until you reach your desired thickness. Feel free to adjust the seasonings to match your preferences.

Curiosities about Ranch Dressing

Ranch dressing was first created in the early 1950s by Steve Henson. It became popular at his dude ranch, and eventually, the dressing found its way into mainstream cuisine, becoming a household favorite!

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