Aromatic herbs and vibrant spices come together in this easy homemade ranch mix. Simply combine mayo, milk and homemade seasoning mix together for a cool and creamy dressing that doubles as a dip. Skip the processed packet and whip up a batch of this zesty and flavorful homemade ranch mix.
Made with ingredients you most likely have on hand, this homemade mix comes together in minutes. Look for buttermilk powder in the baking aisle of your grocery store or order it online.
You’ll need a GoodCook Mixing Bowl, a GoodCook Whisk and a set of GoodCook Touch Measuring Spoons to get started. Dried parsley, dried dill, garlic powder, onion powder, onion flakes, pepper, chives, sea salt, and buttermilk powder are all combined in a jar or GoodCook Mixing Bowl. When you’re ready to make the dressing, add a tablespoon of ranch mix to a mixture of mayo and milk and whisk to combine. Slather this irresistible ranch on your favorite main dish, serve it as a dip or drizzle it on salad.
Here’s what you’ll need to get started
- Dried parsley
- Dried dill
- Garlic powder
- Onion powder
- Onion flakes
- Sea salt
- Buttermilk powder
How to Make Homemade Ranch Mix
In a large jar or GoodCook Mixing Bowl, combine the dried parsley, dried dill, garlic powder, onion powder, onion flakes, pepper, chives, sea salt and buttermilk powder. When ready to make the dressing, combine 3 tablespoons ranch seasoning mix, 1 cup mayo and 1 cup milk. Whisk well to combine.
- Can’t find buttermilk powder? Combine the dry ingredients without the buttermilk powder. When ready to make dressing, add 1 cup mayo, ½ cup milk and ½ cup fresh buttermilk. Stir in 3 Tablespoons of the dry ranch mix.
- If a recipe calls for a packet of ranch mix, use 3 tablespoons of homemade ranch mix instead.
How to store homemade ranch mix
Store the homemade ranch mix in an air-tight container in a cool, dry location (or in the fridge) for 9 to 12 months.
What Foods Go With Homemade Ranch Dressing?
- Chicken strips
- Sliced vegetables (celery, carrots, cucumber)
- Potato Wedges
- Chip Dip
- White pizza
- Bread Dough
- Salad dressing
- Chicken wings
It’s so simple to make this creamy, flavorful dressing. The GoodCook line of cookware, bakeware and kitchen accessories has everything you need to get started. A set of GoodCook Touch Measuring Spoons, a GoodCook Mixing Bowl and a GoodCook Whisk are all you need to whip up a batch of this addictive homemade ranch mix. Are you ready to get started?
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Homemade Ranch Mix
- 2 tbsp dried parsley
- 2 tbsp dried dill
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tsp onion powder
- 1 tbsp onion flakes
- 1⁄2 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp chives
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1/3 cup buttermilk (optional)
To Make Ranch
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1/3 cup mayo
- 1-2 tbsp mix
Combine all dry ingredients and stir together.
To make ranch:
Add 1-2 tbsp of mix with milk and mayo & blend together until smooth.